Bighorn Death, Fuelwood, Private Shrines

Bighorn sheep found dead in Coronado Forest, cause of death still unknown – Anthony Victor Reyes,, Another bighorn sheep death reported by AZ Game and Fish – Ina Ronquillo, KGUN9, Game and Fish reports 19th bighorn sheep death – John Ames, Tucson News Now: The first Bighorn death for months – the cause is not yet known but an attack by a predator has been ruled out.

Fuelwood permits available for portions of Mt. Lemmon – Coronado National Forest: “Fuelwood permits for portions of Mt. Lemmon, located on the Santa Catalina Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest, will be available for sale November 3 to December 15, 2014 at the Ranger District Office, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road in Tucson.” – more details in the press release.

More private shrines appearing on S. Arizona forest lands – Douglas Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star: An article about shrines on public lands including a picture of a private shrine just below the Babad Do’ag vista. While it may be an emotional issue the heart of the article is probably this quote from Heidi Schewel – Coronado National Forest Communications Staff Officer – “From a regulatory standpoint such personal memorials would be considered abandonment of personal property, which is prohibited,”

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