Temporary Closure at Stuart Ranch, Clark County, NV, 20499-20500 [E9-10128]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 84 / Monday, May 4, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNML0000 L12200000.BY0000] Emergency Closure to Recreational and Target Practice Shooting on Public Lands Along Dog Canyon Road in Central Otero County, Las Cruces District Office, NM AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of emergency closure. tjames on PRODPC75 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that effective immediately, the Las Cruces District Office is implementing the following closure to recreational and target practice shooting to provide for public safety near residential areas and the Oliver Lee Memorial State Park. The closure is needed in order to prevent damage to property or life in the vicinity of the gravel pit and Dog Canyon Road in central Otero County, New Mexico. DATES: This closure is effective on May 4, 2009 and shall remain in effect for no more than 2 years, until which time the BLM will, through public involvement, develop long-term management resolution of the safety issue in this area. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tom Phillips, Supervisory Recreation/ Cultural Resources Specialist, 1800 Marquess Street, Las Cruces, NM 88005; or call (575) 525–4300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Public Land in T. 18 S., R. 10 E., section 17, Dog Canyon Road, Otero County NM, totaling 200 acres. Discharging of firearms for recreational or target practice shooting is prohibited in this 200 acre parcel. 2. This closure does not affect the ability of local, State, or Federal officials in the performance of their duties in the area, including the discharge of firearms in the performance of their official duties. 3. This notice will be posted along the public roads where this closure is in effect. 4. The following persons are exempt from this closure order: a. Federal, State, or local law enforcement officers, while acting within the scope of their official duties. b. Any person with a current legal New Mexico hunting license in his/her possession and hunting in accordance with State law. Violations of these closures and restrictions are punishable by fines not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed one year. These actions are taken to prevent impacts to soils, VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:26 May 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 native vegetative resources, wildlife habitat, cultural resources, and scenic values, and to protect public health and safety. Copies of this closure order and maps showing the location of the routes are available from the Las Cruces District Office, 1800 Marquess Street, Las Cruces, NM 88005. Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1 and 18 U.S.C. 3551 (Sentencing Reform Act of 1984). Bill Childress, Las Cruces District Manager. [FR Doc. E9–10127 Filed 5–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVSO0520.L10100000.MU0000; 9–08807; TAS: 14X1109] Temporary Closure at Stuart Ranch, Clark County, NV AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of closure. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is establishing a temporary closure for overnight camping, target shooting, and vehicular traffic on public land in the Stuart Ranch area northeast of Moapa, Nevada. The area will be open for day use only. This closure does not apply to hunting under the laws and regulations of the State of Nevada. This closure is being implemented to ensure public safety and health and to prevent further environmental degradation. This closure is authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1701 and 43 CFR 8364.1. DATES: This closure will be in effect beginning May 4, 2009 and will remain in effect until a management plan for Stuart Ranch is completed or up to a period of two years, whichever is sooner. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief Ranger Erika Schumacher, (702) 515–5030 or Erika_Schumacher@blm.gov. People seeking information about BLM’s management planning for this area may contact Sarah Peterson, (702) 515–5154 or Sarah_Peterson@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following activities are restricted under this temporary closure: target shooting; overnight camping; and vehicular traffic. The public lands affected by the closure include: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20499 Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 13 S., R. 65 E. (Parcel 1) Sec. 1, Lot 1, SE1⁄4 NE1⁄4; Lot 1 Excepting there from the 100 foot wide strip of land conveyed to the San Pedro Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Company in document number U–536 recorded December 3, 1903 in the Official Records of Lincoln County, Nevada. Excepting there from the 100 foot wide strip of land conveyed to the San Pedro Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Company in document number 2048 recorded November 22, 1910 in the Official Records of Clark County, Nevada. Excepting there from a strip of land encompassing 3.65 acres conveyed to the Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad in Book 3 Misc., Pages 107 and 106, recorded March 11, 1922 in the Official Records of Clark County, Nevada. T. 13 S., R. 66 E., Sec. 6, Lot 5 T.13 S., R. 65 E., (Parcel 2) Sec. 1, E1⁄2 SE1⁄4 T. 13 S., R. 66 E., Sec. 6, Lots 6 and 7 excepting the road leading to Davies Springs in the Mormon Mountain Wilderness in Lot 7 will be open to vehicle traffic. The aggregate area described contains 278 acres, more or less. The BLM acquired the Stuart Ranch property in October 2007 to protect environmentally sensitive resources, including an extensive riparian corridor along a perennial reach of Meadow Valley Wash. The corridor is habitat for the Federally-listed endangered Southwestern Willow Flycatcher and two state listed sensitive fish species, the Meadow Valley Wash desert sucker and Meadow Valley Wash speckled dace. The wash flows perennially and supports a healthy and vigorous riparian area full of cottonwoods and willows. Past land uses degraded the landscape, including mining, agriculture and effects from flooding in 2005. Target shooting increased when the property came into public ownership, resulting in damage to sensitive cultural resources on the property. The BLM will restore the site to a natural condition, including enhancement and restoration of the riparian corridor, ephemeral washes and uplands. The closure is needed to protect environmentally sensitive resources from ongoing impacts until a plan is developed to determine how the area will be restored and managed. The BLM prepared an environmental assessment (EA) on the proposed closure. Identified concerns included off-highway vehicle use in sensitive areas, lack of law enforcement, reduction of access for the public and disabled persons, and closing a route to Davies Springs in the Mormon Mountain Wilderness. These concerns were addressed in the EA and changes E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 20500 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 84 / Monday, May 4, 2009 / Notices were made to the proposed action, specifically the construction of a fence to allow access to Davies Springs with the closure in place. The Decision Record and Finding of No Significant Impact were signed on December 17, 2008. The BLM will post closure signs at main entry points to this area. Maps of the closure area are available at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office. Violation of any of the terms, conditions or restrictions contained in this closure order may subject the violator to citation or arrest with a penalty of fine or imprisonment or both as specified by law. Penalties: Violation of any regulations in this part by a member of the public is punishable by a fine not to exceed $1000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. Exemptions: Any Federal, State, or local officer or employee in the scope of their duties. Members of any organized rescue or fire-fighting force in performance of an official duty. Any person authorized in writing by the BLM. Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1. Dated: February 19, 2009. Mary Jo Rugwell, Southern Nevada District Manager. [FR Doc. E9–10128 Filed 5–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1430–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNML00000 L19200000.ET0000; NMNM 117830] Correction to Public Land Order No. 7724; Withdrawal of Public Land for Customs and Border Protection; New Mexico tjames on PRODPC75 with NOTICES AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Interior. ACTION: Correction to Public Land Order. SUMMARY: This notice contains a correction to the Public Land Order No. 7724 published in the Federal Register [74 FR No. 64, page 15518] on Monday, April 6, 2009, under the ADDRESSES. ADDRESSES: The heading, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection should read: the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, 3300 J Street, Deming, New Mexico 88030. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori Allen, Bureau of Land Management, Las Cruces District Office, 1800 Marquess VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:26 May 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico or at (575) 525–4454. Bill Childress, District Manager, Las Cruces. [FR Doc. E9–10126 Filed 5–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ID–957–1420–BJ] Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Surveys. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, effective 9 a.m., on the dates specified. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, Idaho 83709– 1657. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These surveys were executed at the request of the Bureau of Land Management to meet their administrative needs. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of a portion east boundary, a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the 1898 meander lines of the Snake River in section 25, and the subdivision of section 25, and the metes-and-bounds survey of lot 10, in section 25, in T. 10 S., R. 19 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1257, was accepted January 27, 2009. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the south and west boundaries, and a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of sections 31 and 32, T. 15 S., R. 36 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1260, was accepted March 4, 2009. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of sections 5 and 8, T. 16 S., R. 36 E., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1261, was accepted March 4, 2009. The plat constituting the entire survey record of the remonumentation of the Boise Meridian Initial Point, Townships 1 North and 1 South, Ranges 1 East and 1 West, Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1000, was accepted March 12, 2009. This survey was executed at the request of the USDA Forest Service to meet certain administrative and PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 management purposes. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the west and north boundaries, and subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of sections 20 and 21, T. 15 S., R. 38 E., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1258, was accepted March 19, 2009. This survey was executed at the request of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to meet certain administrative and management purposes. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the east boundary and subdivisional lines, and the metes-and-bounds surveys of portions of the former Utah and Northern Railroad and Oregon short line railroad right-of-way (currently operated by Union Pacific Railroad) within the city of McCammon, Idaho, and along the routes going north, south, and east, and the metes-and-bounds survey of the Oregon Short Railroad Company, Oregon Branch, waterline, within sections 12 and 13, T. 9 S., R. 36 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1251, was accepted February 20, 2009. Dated: April 3, 2009. Stanley G. French, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Idaho. [FR Doc. E9–10148 Filed 5–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–675] In the Matter of: Certain Wireless Communications Devices and Components Thereof; Notice of Investigation AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 84 (Monday, May 4, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20499-20500]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLNVSO0520.L10100000.MU0000; 9-08807; TAS: 14X1109]


Temporary Closure at Stuart Ranch, Clark County, NV

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of closure.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is establishing a 
temporary closure for overnight camping, target shooting, and vehicular 
traffic on public land in the Stuart Ranch area northeast of Moapa, 
Nevada. The area will be open for day use only. This closure does not 
apply to hunting under the laws and regulations of the State of Nevada. 
This closure is being implemented to ensure public safety and health 
and to prevent further environmental degradation. This closure is 
authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1701 and 43 CFR 8364.1.

DATES: This closure will be in effect beginning May 4, 2009 and will 
remain in effect until a management plan for Stuart Ranch is completed 
or up to a period of two years, whichever is sooner.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief Ranger Erika Schumacher, (702) 
515-5030 or Erika_Schumacher@blm.gov. People seeking information about 
BLM's management planning for this area may contact Sarah Peterson, 
(702) 515-5154 or Sarah_Peterson@blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following activities are restricted 
under this temporary closure: target shooting; overnight camping; and 
vehicular traffic. The public lands affected by the closure include:

Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada

T. 13 S., R. 65 E. (Parcel 1)
    Sec. 1, Lot 1, SE\1/4\ NE\1/4\; Lot 1

    Excepting there from the 100 foot wide strip of land conveyed to 
the San Pedro Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Company in document 
number U-536 recorded December 3, 1903 in the Official Records of 
Lincoln County, Nevada. Excepting there from the 100 foot wide strip 
of land conveyed to the San Pedro Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad 
Company in document number 2048 recorded November 22, 1910 in the 
Official Records of Clark County, Nevada. Excepting there from a 
strip of land encompassing 3.65 acres conveyed to the Los Angeles 
and Salt Lake Railroad in Book 3 Misc., Pages 107 and 106, recorded 
March 11, 1922 in the Official Records of Clark County, Nevada.

T. 13 S., R. 66 E.,
    Sec. 6, Lot 5
T.13 S., R. 65 E., (Parcel 2)
    Sec. 1, E\1/2\ SE\1/4\
T. 13 S., R. 66 E.,
    Sec. 6, Lots 6 and 7 excepting the road leading to Davies 
Springs in the Mormon Mountain Wilderness in Lot 7 will be open to 
vehicle traffic.

    The aggregate area described contains 278 acres, more or less.

    The BLM acquired the Stuart Ranch property in October 2007 to 
protect environmentally sensitive resources, including an extensive 
riparian corridor along a perennial reach of Meadow Valley Wash. The 
corridor is habitat for the Federally-listed endangered Southwestern 
Willow Flycatcher and two state listed sensitive fish species, the 
Meadow Valley Wash desert sucker and Meadow Valley Wash speckled dace. 
The wash flows perennially and supports a healthy and vigorous riparian 
area full of cottonwoods and willows. Past land uses degraded the 
landscape, including mining, agriculture and effects from flooding in 
2005. Target shooting increased when the property came into public 
ownership, resulting in damage to sensitive cultural resources on the 
property. The BLM will restore the site to a natural condition, 
including enhancement and restoration of the riparian corridor, 
ephemeral washes and uplands. The closure is needed to protect 
environmentally sensitive resources from ongoing impacts until a plan 
is developed to determine how the area will be restored and managed.
    The BLM prepared an environmental assessment (EA) on the proposed 
closure. Identified concerns included off-highway vehicle use in 
sensitive areas, lack of law enforcement, reduction of access for the 
public and disabled persons, and closing a route to Davies Springs in 
the Mormon Mountain Wilderness. These concerns were addressed in the EA 
and changes

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were made to the proposed action, specifically the construction of a 
fence to allow access to Davies Springs with the closure in place. The 
Decision Record and Finding of No Significant Impact were signed on 
December 17, 2008.
    The BLM will post closure signs at main entry points to this area. 
Maps of the closure area are available at the BLM Southern Nevada 
District Office.
    Violation of any of the terms, conditions or restrictions contained 
in this closure order may subject the violator to citation or arrest 
with a penalty of fine or imprisonment or both as specified by law.
    Penalties: Violation of any regulations in this part by a member of 
the public is punishable by a fine not to exceed $1000 and/or 
imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. Exemptions: Any Federal, State, 
or local officer or employee in the scope of their duties. Members of 
any organized rescue or fire-fighting force in performance of an 
official duty. Any person authorized in writing by the BLM.

    Authority:  43 CFR 8364.1.

    Dated: February 19, 2009.
Mary Jo Rugwell,
Southern Nevada District Manager.
[FR Doc. E9-10128 Filed 5-1-09; 8:45 am]
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