Project will improve grasslands on the south rim of Aravaipa Canyon
The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Safford Field Office and Gila District Fire Management Office will conduct a multiple day prescribed burn in the Aravaipa Canyon area, pending appropriate weather and seasonal conditions, within the week of June 3, 2019. The South Rim Burn will cover approximately 15,726 acres of BLM and private land in the Aravaipa Canyon Ecosystem Management Area located 50 miles west of Safford.
The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Safford Field Office and Gila District Fire Management Office will conduct a one-day prescribed burn on the south rim of Aravaipa Canyon on May 13. The Grover Burn will cover approximately 2,430 acres of BLM land near Klondyke, south of Aravaipa Canyon and east of Turkey Creek, pending appropriate weather conditions.
Visitors with valid permits for the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness Area east trailhead will be provided access. Some area roads will be temporarily closed to other users to allow for fire operations.