La Posa Travel Management Plan preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA)

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office has announced that the La Posa Travel Management Plan preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) is available for review. This begins a 45-day public comment period, which ends December 21, 2013. The preliminary EA is available for reviewed online at

The BLM will hold an open house on Thursday, November 21, 2013. The open house will be held at the Quartzsite Community Center located at 295 Chandler Street; Quartzsite, Arizona; from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

The meeting will consist of a presentation about the preliminary EA and travel management planning, followed by interested parties being able to speak one-on-one with BLM specialists and managers. Maps will be on display for review, as well as general EA and travel management information.
Written comments about the preliminary EA for the La Posa TMP will be accepted through December 21, 2013. Comments postmarked by this date will be considered in making the final decision.  Comments should be mailed to BLM Yuma Field Office, Attention:  Joe Raffaele; 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road; Yuma, Arizona 85365; or emailed to
The La Posa Travel Management Area surrounds Quartzsite, Arizona, and encompasses over 380,000 acres of public land in La Paz and Yuma Counties. For more information about the open house, please call 928-317-3238