Conservation: Forest Management
Uranium Exploration on National Forest Lands near Grand Canyon Park
Get Involved in Arizona's Forest Plan Revisions!
Currently, all six of Arizona's National Forests are in the process of revising their forest plans. The Sierra Club-Grand Canyon Chapter has been working over the past year with a coalition of conservationists to develop a set of link forest principles here': Principles for the Forest Plan Revision Processes that can help you write your comments.
Our involvement in the development of these plans is crucial. The National Forests are holding public workshops that are publicized (sometimes) on their websites. Those who can't make these workshops can give written or oral input in a variety of ways and all are encouraged to do so. More...
Old Growth Forever! Preserving the past for the future.
The Sierra Club has an exciting campaign to protect and restore old growth forests in Arizona and New Mexico. Called Old Growth Forever!, the campaign seeks to increase the level of public awareness and outrage over the continued logging of rare old growth trees in the Southwest. More Old Growth Forever!
Fire and the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)
Wildland Urban Interface refers to areas where forested lands meet or overlap among urban development. The Sierra Club supports reducing wildfire risk through the creation of a defensible zone directly adjacent to communities and up to half a mile into the forest.
Sierra Club, Grand Canyon Chapter, 202 E. McDowell Rd, Suite 277, Phoenix, AZ 85004, (602) 253-8633