Notice is given that the Supplement to the Tribal-State Compact between the Chickasaw Nation and the State of Oklahoma is considered to have been approved and is in effect.
Notice of Realty Action: Reacreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification of Public Lands in Clark County, NV
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.) approximately 5 acres of public land in Clark County, Nevada. The church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS Church) proposes to use the land for a church and related facilities.
Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules; Recreation Area Conditions of Use; North Fruita Desert; Mesa County, CO
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Grand Junction Field Office, is publishing proposed supplementary rules regulating the conduct of certain activities on all public lands within the North Fruita Desert Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA). These proposed supplementary rules notify the public that certain activities are no longer allowed in the North Fruita Desert, and include, but are not limited to the following: Prohibition of fires outside of designated fire rings within the designated campground in the bicycle emphasis area, required use of fire pans outside of the mountain bike emphasis area, prohibition of discharge of dangerous weapons within the mountain bike emphasis area, prohibition of camping outside of designated camping sites within the mountain bike emphasis area, limiting all motorized and mechanized vehicle travel within the area to designated routes, the seasonal closure of certain routes, prohibition of possession or use of firewood containing nails or other metal hardware, and the prohibition on shooting any glass objects.
Classification and Conveyance of Public Lands for Shooting Range Purposes, Uintah County, UT
Public lands located in Uintah County, Utah, have been examined and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance to Uintah County under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.) for a public shooting range complex.
Notice of Realty Action; Commercial Lease on public land, San Juan County, NM
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has determined that a 100.53 acre tract of public land in San Juan County, New Mexico, is available for use as a poultry-production farm. Pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, a non-competitive lease application for a use of this kind will be accepted for processing and given careful consideration by the BLM.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited for lands in T. 21 N., R. 22 W., T. 22N., R. 22 W., and T. 22 N., R. 23 W., Fairbanks Meridian, located in the vicinity of Allakaket Alaska. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner.
Final Supplementary Rules for Public Land Within the West Eugene Wetlands, Eugene District, OR
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM)'s Siuslaw Resource Area is publishing these final supplementary rules for use on public lands within the West Eugene Wetlands in the Siuslaw Resource Area, Eugene District, Lane County, Oregon. The final supplementary rules address issues of conduct for such things as occupancy, motor vehicle use, firearms and campfires. The final supplementary rules are needed in order to protect the area's natural resources and provide for public health and safety. The rules are needed in order to promote consistency with the ordinances that govern adjacent City of Eugene lands.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited. The lands are located in T. 21 N., R. 23 W., and T. 20 N., R. 25 W., Fairbanks Meridian, in the vicinity of Alatna, Alaska, aggregating 4,997.54 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner.
Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area, Fairfax County, VA
These proposed supplementary rules, applicable to specified public lands administered by BLM, would implement the management decisions made in the Meadowood Farm Proposed Program Analysis/ Environmental Assessment, and the Meadowood Integrated Activity Management Plan for the Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA). The purposes of the proposed supplementary rules are to protect natural resources and provide for the safety of visitors and property on public land located in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Restrictions on Recreational Use of Public Lands
Notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management has issued orders pursuant to 43 CFR 8364.1 that restrict the launching and landing of hang gliders and similar aircraft, the discharge of gas- and air-powered weapons and simulated weapons, recreational shooting, and entry with pets on all or certain public lands in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, Riverside County, California, to protect resources and enhance visitor safety.
Notice of Seasonal Closure of Certain Public Lands Referred to as the Serpentine Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC), Located in the Southern Portion of San Benito County and Western Fresno County, Central Coast Region of California, to All Types of Motorized and Non-Motorized Recreation Use
Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) subpart 8364, notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Hollister Field Office will seasonally restrict public access to certain BLM-administered public lands during the period of June 4, 2005 through October 15, 2005. This seasonal closure is needed to ensure visitor safety and protect public land users from potential health risks associated with naturally occurring asbestos found within the closure area. The BLM may also implement a visitor use permit system to control public access during the period October 16-June 1. A permit system will provide an opportunity to educate the public on the risks related to recreation use in areas of naturally occurring asbestos.
State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting
This notice announces a meeting and tour of the Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The business meeting will beheld on August 23, 2005, in Safford, Arizona, at the Manor House located at 415 E. Highway 70 in Safford. It will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. The agenda items to be covered include: Review of the May 3, 2005 Meeting Minutes; BLM State Directors' Update on Statewide Issues; Presentations on the Gila Watershed Council, San Simon Watershed, Arizona Land use Planning Updates, Saginaw Hill Update; and RAC Questions on Written Reports from BLM Field Managers; Field Office Rangeland Resource Team proposals; Reports by the Standards and Guidelines, Recreation, Off-Highway Vehicle Use, Public Relations, Land Use Planning and Tenure, and Wild Horse and Burro Working Groups; Reports from RAC members; and Discussion of future meetings. A public comment period will be provided at 11 a.m. on August 23, 2005 for any interested publics who wish to address the Council. On August 24, the RAC will tour several public land areas in the Safford Field Office. BLM will highlight the San Simon Watershed Project, Hotwell Dunes Off-Highway Vehicle Area, and some of the areas paleontological resources. The tour will be conducted from approximately 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.