News ReleaseBLM Arizona State Office
Media Contact: Dolores Garcia, email@example.com; 602-828-9734 June 11, 2021 Dry conditions trigger increased fire restrictions on BLM lands in Arizona.
PHOENIX – Beginning June 11, 2021, due to dry and hot conditions, fire restrictions will be increased from Stage 1 to Stage 2 on Bureau of Land Management lands in the Phoenix District—BLM managed lands in central Arizona; in the Colorado River District—BLM managed lands in western Arizona, and on Gila District-managed lands in Navajo and Apache counties. The remainder of the Gila District in southern and eastern Arizona is already in Stage 2 restrictions, and the Arizona Strip District – BLM managed lands in north of the Grand Canyon, remain in Stage 1. Beginning June 11 at 8:00 a.m., the following activities are temporarily prohibited under Stage 2 restrictions:
For more detail on BLM Arizona fire restrictions, visit: http://blm.gov/arizona/fire-restrictions. Fire restrictions can vary by agency and jurisdictions. Know before you go. Learn more about current fire restrictions and current fire situations at https://wildlandfire.az.gov.
This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations