Tonto National Forest

Environment

4FRI revived: Wildfire-prevention program back on track after months of delay

The popular 4FRI forest maintenance program is back on track with a more focused, “more realistic approach” that appears to have government, industry and environmental officials in rare agreement. The U.S. Department of Agriculture had abruptly halted negotiations on an extension of the Four Forests Restoration Initiative in September, a move that caught stakeholders by

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Feral cattle removal along the Verde River continues

The removal of feral cattle along the Wild and Scenic portion of the Verde River continues.  Contractors will be capturing and removing unauthorized and/or feral cattle from the Wild and Scenic portion of the Verde River on the Tonto, Coconino and Prescott National Forests.  This portion of the Verde River is managed to preserve its

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