ePlanning DOI-BLM-AZ-A020-2019-0003-EA (Proposed Change in Management of Paria Canyon - Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness and other Related Actions)  
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The BLM has released an  Environmental Assessment (EA) that considers an increase in visitor access on public lands within the Paria Canyon–Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, specifically for Coyote Buttes North, which includes the popular feature known as the Wave.The public has the opportunity to provide input on the EA and alternatives during a 30-day comment period from September 13 through October 12, 2019.

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To comment, please open and review the Environmental Assessment, and then click on the Comment on Document >> button to the right of the Environmental Assessment.

Environmental Assessment
Document Name Release Date Available Formats Public Participation
Environmental Assessment - Proposed Change in Management of Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness 09/13/2019 DOI-BLM-AZ-A020-2019-0003-EA ProposedChangetoManagementofPCVCW.pdf (22168 KB)     
Notice of Public Comment Period Letter 09/13/2019 2019.09.13 Boshell Paria NPCP.pdf (791 KB)     
PCVC News Release 09/13/2019 09-13-19 News release-BLM seeks public comment for proposed change.pdf (69 KB)     

Scoping Documents
Document Name Release Date Available Formats Public Participation
Scoping Report 08/23/2019 PCVC WMP Scoping Report.pdf (5605 KB)     
Scoping Letter 05/08/2019 Final Scoping Letter 5-8-2019.pdf (432 KB)     
News Release 05/08/2019 050819NewsreleaseBLMseekspubliccommentforPCVC.pdf (50 KB)     

Public Scoping Meetings Material
Document Name Release Date Available Formats Public Participation
PCVC Wilderness Poster A 06/04/2019 EVS_BLM_PCVC_Wilderness Posters_a.pdf (2763 KB)     
PCVC Wilderness Poster B 06/04/2019 EVS_BLM_PCVC_Wilderness Posters_b.pdf (2374 KB)     
PCVC Wilderness Poster C 06/04/2019 EVS_BLM_PCVC_Wilderness Posters_c.pdf (1854 KB)     
PCVC Wilderness Poster D 06/04/2019 EVS_BLM_PCVC_Wilderness Posters_d.pdf (1161 KB)     
PCVC Wilderness Poster E 06/04/2019 EVS_BLM_PCVC_Wilderness Posters_e.pdf (1535 KB)     
PCVC Wilderness Poster F 06/04/2019 EVS_BLM_PCVC_Wilderness Posters_f.pdf (2014 KB)     
Regional Overview Map 06/04/2019 PCVC_WMP_regional_overview.pdf (5394 KB)     
Project Area Overview Map 06/04/2019 PCVC_WMP_project_area_overview.pdf (4028 KB)     
PCVC detail map 1 06/04/2019 Paria-Vermilion_WMP_detail_1.pdf (5082 KB)     
PCVC detail map 2 06/04/2019 Paria-Vermilion_WMP_detail_2.pdf (10926 KB)     

Wilderness Management Plan
Document Name Release Date Available Formats Public Participation
PCVC Wilderness Management Plan Amendment EA 12/24/1997 Paria Canyon Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness Management Plan Amendment EA_AZ_010_97_16.pdf (12985 KB)     
Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness Management Plan 09/30/1988 Paria Canyon Vermilion Cliffs WMP.pdf (15270 KB)     
PCVC Wilderness Management Plan Amendment Decision Record 12/24/1997 Paria Canyon Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness Management Plan Amendment Decision EA_AZ_010_97_16.pdf (2059 KB)