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1 S O C O R R O Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement BLM - Socorro Field Office U.S. Department of the Interior

2 BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT The Bureau of Land Management is responsible for the balanced management of the public lands and resources and their values so that they are considered in a combination of multiple use and sustained yield, a combination of uses that takes into account the long-term needs of future generations for renewable and nonrenewable resources. These resources include recreation, range, timber, minerals, watershed, fish and wildlife, wilderness and natural, scenic, scientific and cultural values. BLM/NM/PL

3 United States Department of the Interior BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT Socorro Field Office 901 South Highway 85 Socorro, NM In reply refer to: Dear Reader: Enclosed is the Proposed Resource Management Plan (PRMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Socorro Field Office. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) prepared the PRMP/FEIS in consultation with the Pueblo of Zuni and Catron County as cooperating agencies, taking into account public comments received during this planning effort. The PRMP provides a framework for the future management direction and appropriate use of BLM-administered public lands located in Socorro and Catron Counties, New Mexico. The document contains land use planning decisions to guide the BLM s management of the Socorro Resource Area. This PRMP and FEIS have been developed in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of The PRMP is largely based on Alternative B, the preferred alternative in the Draft Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/DEIS), which was released on April 16, The PRMP/FEIS contains the Proposed Plan, a summary of changes made between the DRMP/DEIS and PRMP/FEIS, predictable impacts of the Proposed Plan, a summary of the written and verbal comments received during the public review period for the DRMP/DEIS, and responses to the comments. Pursuant to BLM s planning regulations at 43 CFR , any person who participated in the planning process for this PRMP and has an interest which is or may be adversely affected by the planning decisions may protest approval of the planning decisions within 30 days from date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes the Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. For further information on filing a protest, please see the accompanying protest regulations in the pages that follow (labeled as Attachment #1). The regulations specify the required elements of your protest. Take care to document all relevant facts. As much as possible, reference or cite the planning documents or available planning records (e.g., meeting minutes or summaries, correspondence, etc.). To aid in ensuring the completeness of your protest, a protest check list is attached to this letter (labeled as Attachment #2). ed and faxed protests will not be accepted as valid protests unless the protesting party also provides the original letter by either regular or overnight mail postmarked by the close of the protest period. Under these conditions, the BLM will consider the ed or faxed protest as an advance copy and will afford it full consideration. If you wish to provide the BLM with such advance notification, please direct faxed protests to the attention of Brenda Hudgens-Williams- BLM protest coordinator at , and ed protests to: All protests, including the follow-up letter (if ing or faxing) must be in writing and mailed to the following address: Regular Mail: Overnight Mail: Director (210) Director (210) Attention: Brenda Williams Attention: Brenda Williams P.O. Box L Street, N.W., Suite 1075 Washington, D.C Washington, D.C

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5 Attachment #1 [Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 43, Volume 2] [Revised as of October 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 43CFR ] [Page 20] TITLE 43--PUBLIC LANDS: INTERIOR CHAPTER II--BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR PART PLANNING, PROGRAMMING, BUDGETING--Table of Contents Sec Protest procedures. Subpart Resource Management Planning (a) Any person who participated in the planning process and has an interest which is or may be adversely affected by the approval or amendment of a resource management plan may protest such approval or amendment. A protest may raise only those issues which were submitted for the record during the planning process. (1) The protest shall be in writing and shall be filed with the Director. The protest shall be filed within 30 days of the date the Environmental Protection Agency published the notice of receipt of the final environmental impact statement containing the plan or amendment in the Federal Register. For an amendment not requiring the preparation of an environmental impact statement, the protest shall be filed within 30 days of the publication of the notice of its effective date. (2) The protest shall contain: (i) The name, mailing address, telephone number and interest of the person filing the protest; (ii) A statement of the issue or issues being protested; (iii) A statement of the part or parts of the plan or amendment being protested; (iv) A copy of all documents addressing the issue or issues that were submitted during the planning process by the protesting party or an indication of the date the issue or issues were discussed for the record; and (v) A concise statement explaining why the State Director's decision is believed to be wrong. (3) The Director shall promptly render a decision on the protest. The decision shall be in writing and shall set forth the reasons for the decision. The decision shall be sent to the protesting party by certified mail, return receipt requested. (b) The decision of the Director shall be the final decision of the Department of the Interior.

6 Attachment #2 Resource Management Plan Protest Critical Item Checklist The following items must be included to constitute a valid protest whether using this optional format, or a narrative letter. (43 CFR ) Before including your address, phone number, address, or other personal identifying information in your protest, be advised that your entire protest--including your personal identifying information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your protest to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All submissions from organizations and businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations and businesses, will be available for public inspection in their entirety. Resource Management Plan (RMP) or Amendment (RMPA) being protested: Name: Address: Phone Number: ( ) Your interest in filing this protest (how will you be adversely affected by the approval or amendment of this plan?): Issue or issues being protested: Statement of the part or parts of the plan being protested: Chapter: Section: Page: (or) Map: Attach copies of all documents addressing the issue(s) that were submitted during the planning process by the protesting party, OR an indication of the date the issue(s) were discussed for the record. Date(s): A concise statement explaining why the State Director s decisions is believed to be wrong:

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8 READER S GUIDE This Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) incorporates changes and updates to the Draft RMP/EIS resulting from comments on that Draft from the public, Federal and State agencies, and Tribes. A 90-day public review of the Draft EIS occurred between April 20 and July 20, 2007, during which a total of 109 comment submittals were received by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). This Proposed RMP/Final EIS incorporates additions, revisions, and clarifications to the Draft RMP/EIS. Any major changes or additions that were made to respond to comments on the Draft EIS are signified by gray highlighting. 1 The comments submitted to the BLM and responses to them are summarized in Chapter 6, a new chapter. The Draft RMP/EIS is available on the BLM s Web site (www.nm.blm.gov) and at the Socorro Field Office. Alternative B was the BLM s preferred alternative in the Draft RMP/EIS, and the slightly revised version of Alternative B presented in this document is proposed by the Socorro Field Office of the BLM as its Proposed RMP. There are several differences between the preferred alternative presented in the Draft RMP/EIS and the proposed alternative in this Proposed RMP/Final EIS. Since the Draft RMP/EIS was published, a land exchange was executed that had been planned for many years, and was consistent with the existing Socorro RMP. Through this exchange, the BLM exchanged lands located south of the Pelona Mountain Area of Critical Environmental Concern and the Continental Divide Wilderness Study Area. This exchange was evaluated in a previous Environmental Assessment. Surface land management data have been updated on the maps in this Proposed RMP/Final EIS to reflect the change in ownership. A number of comments were received on the proposed Gordy s Hill Special Recreation Management Area, both in support of the proposal and noting concern for potential impacts on the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail and cultural resources. Broad management is provided through this Proposed RMP, but more detailed decisions are anticipated as part of forthcoming travel management planning. The proposed Gordy s Hill Special Recreation Management Area is the first priority for completing a travel management plan to designate routes for use by motorized vehicles and to address other resource concerns in a more site-specific manner. This effort would occur subsequent to the Record of Decision on this Proposed RMP/EIS and will allow for focused participation by groups and individuals interested in this particular area. Comments were also received on specific route designations within WSAs. The BLM evaluated each of these comments and made some changes to the proposed plan based on access needs for permittees and concerns about resource protection. Copies of this Proposed RMP/Final EIS have been sent to all agencies with relevant jurisdiction or authority associated with the Planning Area of the BLM Socorro Field Office and to organizations and individuals that have requested a copy. 1 Typographical or other minor corrections to text or acre calculations are not necessarily highlighted. Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS RG-1 Reader s Guide

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10 TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY... S INTRODUCTION PURPOSE AND NEED FOR THE PLAN PLANNING AREA DESCRIPTION Planning Area Location Land Management Status in the Planning Area ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED IN THE PROPOSED RMP Planning Issues Management Concerns Issues Eliminated from Detailed Study PLANNING PROCESS FOR THE PROPOSED RMP/EIS Step 1 Identification of Issues Step 2 Development of Planning Criteria Step 3 Data and Information Collection Step 4 Management Situation Analysis Step 5 Formulation of Alternatives Step 6 Estimation of Effects of Alternatives Step 7 Selection of the Proposed Alternative Step 8 Selection of the Final RMP and RMP Decisions Step 9 Implementation Step 10 Monitoring and Evaluation RELATIONSHIP TO BLM POLICIES, PLANS, AND PROGRAMS OVERALL VISION FOR THE PROPOSED RMP/EIS BLM Strategic Plan State Director Priorities Proposed RMP Goals ALTERNATIVES INTRODUCTION GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ALTERNATIVES CONTINUING MANAGEMENT GUIDANCE AND MANAGEMENT COMMON TO ALL ALTERNATIVES Air Quality Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Soil and Water Resources Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Vegetation Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Noxious Weeds and Invasive Species Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS i Table of Contents

11 2.3.5 Wildlife, Riparian Habitat, and Special Status Species Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Wild Horses Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Wildland Fire Ecology and Management Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Cultural Resources Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Paleontological Resources Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Visual Resources Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Wilderness Characteristics Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Cave and Karst Resources Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Lands and Realty Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Forestry and Woodland Management Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Rangeland Management Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Minerals Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Recreation Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Renewable Energy Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Transportation and Travel Management Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Hazardous Materials and Public Safety Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Special Designations Continuing Management Guidance Management Common to All Alternatives Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS ii Table of Contents

12 Social and Economic Conditions Continuing Management Guidance DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ALTERNATIVES No-Action Alternative (Alternative A) Soils and Water Resources Vegetation (including Special Status Species) Wildlife (including Special Status Species) Cultural Resources Paleontological Resources Visual Resources Lands and Realty Forestry and Woodland Management Rangeland Management Minerals Recreation Transportation and Travel Management Special Designations Action Alternatives Alternative B (Proposed Alternative) Alternative C Alternative D ALTERNATIVES CONSIDERED BUT NOT ANALYZED IN DETAIL COMPARISON OF IMPACTS MONITORING Implementation Monitoring Effectiveness Monitoring Evaluation Adaptive Management AFFECTED ENVIRONMENT INTRODUCTION RESOURCES Air Quality Baseline Air Quality Climate Geology Soil Resources Water Resources Groundwater Surface Water Watersheds Water Quantity Water Quality Vegetation Major Land Resource Areas Vegetation Types Wildlife and Riparian Habitat Big Game Small Game Nongame Birds Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS iii Table of Contents

13 Mammals Special Status Species Aplomado Falcon Wild Horses Wildland Fire Ecology and Management Wildfire Fire Treatments Cultural Resources Archaeological and Historical Sites Special Status Cultural Resources Traditional Cultural Properties Paleontological Resources Visual Resources Cave and Karst Resources Cave and Karst Regions in the Decision Area Significant Cave List Wilderness Characteristics RESOURCE USES Land Use and Facilities Existing Land Uses Planned Land Uses Forestry and Woodlands Rangeland Management Livestock Use of Grazing Allotments Rangeland Utilization and Condition Minerals Leasable Minerals Locatable Minerals Salable Minerals Potential for Occurrence of Mineral Resources Recreation Recreational Uses Recreation Opportunity Spectrum Renewable Energy Solar Energy Wind Energy Transportation and Travel Management Transportation System Traffic Volumes Access to Public Land Off-highway Vehicle Use Utility Corridors and Communication Sites Rights-of-Way, Leases, and Permits Utility Corridors Land Tenure Hazardous Materials and Public Safety Hazardous Materials White Sands Missile Range Safety Evacuation Areas SPECIAL DESIGNATIONS Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS iv Table of Contents

14 3.5 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONDITIONS Study Area Demographics Economic Activity, Employment, and Earnings Socorro County Catron County Alamo Band of the Navajo Nation Agricultural Statistics Farms Minority and Low-income Populations Minority Populations Low-income Populations Public Finance and Payments in Lieu of Taxes Social and Economic Conditions Related to the BLM s Decision Area BLM Socorro Field Office Budget Livestock Grazing Energy and Mineral Resources Forestry and Vegetative Material Sales Programs Rights-of-Way and Land Use Authorizations Recreation Connections Between Protected Open Space and Economic Growth Non-market Value ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES INTRODUCTION Analytical Assumptions Types of Effects to Be Addressed Incomplete or Unavailable Information IMPACTS FROM ACTIONS COMMON TO ALL ALTERNATIVES ALTERNATIVE A NO-ACTION ALTERNATIVE Summary of Management Direction Summary of Aggregate Effects of Alternative A Air Quality Climate Geology Soil and Water Resources Vegetation Wildlife, Riparian Habitat, and Special Status Species Wildland Fire Ecology and Management Cultural Resources Paleontological Resources Visual Resources Cave and Karst Resources Wilderness Characteristics Lands and Realty Forestry and Woodland Management Rangeland Management Minerals Recreation Renewable Energy Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS v Table of Contents

15 Transportation and Travel Management Social and Economic Conditions Environmental Justice ALTERNATIVE B PROPOSED ALTERNATIVE Summary of Management Direction Summary of Aggregate Effects of Alternative B Air Quality Geology Soil and Water Resources Vegetation Wildlife, Riparian Habitat, and Special Status Species Wildland Fire Ecology and Management Cultural Resources Paleontological Resources Visual Resources Cave and Karst Resources Wilderness Characteristics Lands and Realty Forestry and Woodland Management Rangeland Management Minerals Recreation Renewable Energy Transportation and Travel Management Social and Economic Conditions Environmental Justice ALTERNATIVE C Summary of Management Direction Summary of Aggregate Effects of Alternative C Air Quality Geology Soil and Water Resources Vegetation Wildlife, Riparian Habitat, and Special Status Species Wildland Fire Ecology and Management Cultural Resources Paleontological Resources Visual Resources Cave and Karst Resources Wilderness Characteristics Lands and Realty Forestry and Woodland Management Rangeland Management Minerals Recreation Renewable Energy Transportation and Travel Management Social and Economic Conditions Environmental Justice Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS vi Table of Contents

16 4.6 ALTERNATIVE D Summary of Management Direction Summary of Aggregate Effects of Alternative D Air Quality Geology Soil and Water Resources Vegetation Wildlife, Riparian Habitat, and Special Status Species Wildland Fire Ecology and Management Cultural Resources Paleontological Resources Visual Resources Cave and Karst Resources Wilderness Characteristics Lands and Realty Forestry and Woodland Management Rangeland Management Minerals Recreation Renewable Energy Transportation and Travel Management Social and Economic Conditions Environmental Justice CUMULATIVE IMPACTS Past, Present, and Reasonably Foreseeable Future Actions Cumulative Impacts Air Quality Soil and Water Resources Vegetation Wildlife and Riparian Habitat Wildland Fire Ecology and Management, and Forestry and Woodland Management Cultural and Paleontological Resources Visual Resources Wilderness Characteristics Land and Realty Rangeland Management Minerals and Energy Recreation and Transportation and Travel Management Social and Economic Conditions Environmental Justice CONSULTATION AND COORDINATION DESCRIPTION OF CONSULTATION AND COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS Tribes Intergovernmental Cooperation and Collaboration (State and Local Levels) Federal Agencies Interest Groups National Mailing List COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT RMPR/EIS LIST OF PREPARERS Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS vii Table of Contents

17 6.0 PUBLIC COMMENTS AND RESPONSES OVERVIEW OF COMMENT ANALYSIS PROCESS COMMENT SUBMITTALS RESPONSES TO COMMENTS REFERENCES APPENDICES Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Appendix E Appendix F Appendix G Appendix H Appendix I Appendix J Appendix K Appendix L Appendix M Appendix N Appendix O Planning Criteria Acts of Authority and Mandates for the BLM Best Management Practices Monitoring Recreational Opportunity Spectrum Definitions and Visual Resource Management Class Objectives Land and Minerals Disposal Policy and Plan for Right-of-Way Exclusion and Avoidance Areas BLM Stewardship Contracting Guidance Rangeland Management Minerals Management Off-highway Vehicle Areas and Route Designations Existing Special Designations and Justification for Proposed Special Designations Wildlife and Special Status Species Paleontological Resource Management Old Growth Forest Definitions Analytical Assumptions LIST OF TABLES S-1 Comparison of Land Use Allocations for the Alternatives...S Surface Management in Socorro and Catron Counties Federal Mineral Estate Acreages by Surface Management Responsibility in Socorro and Catron Counties Alternatives Matrix Management Prescriptions in ACECs and SMAs Route Designations in WSAs Proposed Under Alternatives B, C, and D (in Miles) Summary of Impacts Monitoring Data at Coyote Hill Station, Springerville, Arizona USGS-Designated Watershed Areas for Planning and Decision Areas Major Land Resource Areas in the Planning and Decision Areas Vegetation in the Planning and Decision Areas Summary of Cultural Resource Inventory After the 1989 RMP VRM Classes in the Decision Area Acreages of WSAs on BLM-Managed Surface Estate Wilderness Characteristics of Acquired Lands Livestock Use Between 1992 and Ecological Status Annual Average Daily Traffic Volumes on Main Roads in Socorro and Catron Counties Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS viii Table of Contents

18 3-12 Existing OHV Area Designations and 2000 Registration Statistics for OHVs, Motorcycles, and Trucks Recreation and Public Purposes Act Leases for Sanitary Landfills Number of Evacuations from White Sands Missile Range Safety Evacuation Areas, Special Designations on BLM-Managed Public Land Acreages of Special Designations on BLM-Managed Public Land Selected Census 2000 Demographic Information Historical and Projected Population Growth Employment by Place of Work Employment by Industry from 1970 to 2000 in Socorro and Catron Counties General Employment and Income Characteristics Minority and Low-Income Populations PILT Payment and Entitlement Acreage, Grazing Fees in the Decision Area, Land Allocations Under All Alternatives Acreage by Vegetation Type in Right-of-Way Exclusion and Avoidance Areas for Alternative A Acreage of Vegetation Type on BLM-Managed Surface Land by OHV Area Designation for Alternative A Areas Managed to Protect Wildlife, Wildlife Habitat and Special Status Species Under Alternative A Average Local Expenditures per Visitor to BLM Sites Acreage of Vegetation Type in Right-of-Way Exclusion and Avoidance Areas for Alternative B Acreage of Vegetation Type in Utility Corridors for Alternative B Acreage of Vegetation Type Closed to Fluid Minerals Leasing for Alternative B Acreage of Vegetation Type on BLM-Managed Surface Land by OHV Area Designation for Alternative B Acreage of Vegetation Type in Right-of-Way (ROW) Exclusion and Avoidance Areas for Alternative C Acreage of Vegetation Type in Utility Corridors for Alternative C Acreage of Vegetation Type Closed to Fluid Minerals Leasing for Alternative C Acreage of Vegetation Type on BLM-Managed Surface Land by OHV Area Designation for Alternative C Acreage by Vegetation Type in Right-of-Way (ROW) Exclusion and Avoidance Areas for Alternative D Alternative D Utility Corridors Acreage of Vegetation Type Closed to Fluid Minerals Leasing for Alternative D Acreage of Vegetation Type on BLM-Managed Surface Land by OHV Area Designation for Alternative D Federal Land Management in the Planning Area Management by the BLM in Special Designations Summary of Agency Coordination Meetings and Public Involvement Events Agency Contacts List of Preparers and Reviewers Comments Received Socorro RMPR/EIS Comments Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS ix Table of Contents

19 LIST OF EXHIBITS Letter of Concurrence with the Biological Assessment, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service LIST OF MAPS 1-1 Surface Management Status 2-1 Alternative B Special Designations 2-2 Alternative B Fluid Mineral Leasing Designations 2-3 Alternative B Visual Resources Management Designations 2-4 Alternative B Lands and Realty 2-5 Alternative B Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations 2-6 Alternative C Special Designations 2-7 Alternative C Fluid Mineral Leasing Designations 2-8 Alternative C Visual Resources Management Designations 2-9 Alternative C Lands and Realty 2-10 Alternative C Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations 2-11 Alternative D Special Designations 2-12 Alternative D Fluid Mineral Leasing Designations 2-13 Alternative D Visual Resources Management Designations 2-14 Alternative D Lands and Realty 2-15 Alternative D Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations 3-1 Existing Conditions Declared Groundwater Basins in the State of New Mexico 3-2 Existing Conditions Watershed Basins 3-3 Existing Conditions Vegetation and Major Land Resource Areas 3-4 Bordo Atravesado Allotment Wild Horse Herd Management Area 3-5 Existing Conditions Visual Resources Management Classes 3-6 Existing Conditions Karst Potential 3-7 Existing Conditions Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs) and Acquired Lands Adjacent to and within WSAs 3-8 Existing Conditions Federal Minerals 3-9 Existing Conditions Oil and Gas Potential 3-10 Existing Conditions Coal Fields, Coal, Coalbed Methane Resources Potential 3-11 Existing Conditions Carbon Dioxide and Helium Potential 3-12 Existing Conditions Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) and Special Management Areas (SMA) 3-13 Existing Conditions Recreation Opportunity Spectrum 3-14 Existing Conditions Existing Access 3-15 Existing Conditions Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations 3-16 Existing Conditions Right-of-Way Exclusion and Avoidance Areas 3-17 Existing Conditions Land Tenure 3-18 Agua Fria ACEC Alternative A 3-19 Horse MT ACEC Alternative A 3-20 Ladron ACEC Alternative A 3-21 Tinajas ACEC Alternative A 3-22 The Box SMA Alternative A 3-23 Cerro Pomo SMA Alternative A 3-24 Continental Divide National Scenic Trail SMA Alternative A 3-25 Fence Lake SMA Alternative A Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS x Table of Contents

20 3-26 Fort Craig SMA Alternative A 3-27 Harvey Plot SMA Alternative A 3-28 Pelona MT SMA Alternative A 3-29 Puertecito SMA Alternative A 3-30 Rio Salado SMA Alternative A 3-31 San Lorenzo SMA Alternative A 3-32 Soaptree SMA Alternative A 3-33 Stallion SMA Alternative A 3-34 Teypama SMA Alternative A 3-35 Town of Riley SMA Alternative A 3-36 Walnut Canyon SMA Alternative A 3-37 Datil Well Campground SMA Alternative A J-1 Antelope WSA Routes Alternative A J-2 Route Designations Within Antelope WSA Alternative B J-3 Route Designations Within Antelope WSA Alternative C J-4 Route Designations Within Antelope WSA Alternative D J-5 Continental Divide WSA Routes Alternative A J-6 Route Designations Within Continental Divide WSA Alternative B J-7 Route Designations Within Continental Divide WSA Alternative C J-8 Route Designations Within Continental Divide WSA Alternative D J-9 Devil s Backbone & Devil s Reach WSA Routes Alternative A J-10 Route Designations Within Devil s Reach & Devil s Backbone WSAs Alternative B J-11 Route Designations Within Devil s Reach & Devil s Backbone WSAs Alternative C J-12 Route Designations Within Devil s Reach & Devil s Backbone WSAs Alternative D J-13 Eagle Peak WSA Routes Alternative A J-14 Route Designations Within Eagle Peak WSA Alternative B J-15 Route Designations Within Eagle Peak WSA Alternative C J-16 Route Designations Within Eagle Peak WSA Alternative D J-17 Horse Mountain WSA Routes Alternative A J-18 Route Designations Within Horse Mountain WSA Alternative B J-19 Route Designations Within Horse Mountain WSA Alternative C J-20 Route Designations Within Horse Mountain WSA Alternative D J-21 Jornado Del Muerto WSA Routes Alternative A J-22 Route Designations Within Jornado Del Muerto Alternative B J-23 Route Designations Within Jornado Del Muerto Alternative C J-24 Route Designations Within Jornado Del Muerto Alternative D J-25 Mesita Blanca WSA Routes Alternative A J-26 Route Designations Within Mesita Blanca WSA Alternative B J-27 Route Designations Within Mesita Blanca WSA Alternative C J-28 Route Designations Within Mesita Blanca WSA Alternative D J-29 Presilla WSA Routes Alternative A J-30 Route Designations Within Presilla WSA Alternative B J-31 Route Designations Within Presilla WSA Alternative C J-32 Route Designations Within Presilla WSA Alternative D J-33 Sierra De Las Canas WSA Routes Alternative A J-34 Route Designations Within Sierra De Las Canas WSA Alternative B J-35 Route Designations Within Sierra De Las Canas WSA Alternative C J-36 Route Designations Within Sierra De Las Canas WSA Alternative D J-37 Sierra Ladrones WSA Routes Alternative A J-38 Route Designations Within Sierra Ladrones WSA Alternative B J-39 Route Designations Within Sierra Ladrones WSA Alternative C Socorro Proposed RMP/Final EIS xi Table of Contents

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