MARCH 2015 UPDATE —
Area Management Plan
the November 2014 community meeting on the Redington Pass Collaborative
Area Management Plan (CAMP), members of the public were asked
to volunteer for four working groups (Recreational Shooting, Recreational
Access, Highly used Areas, and Conflicts among Users). FRP received
43 requests to serve on the working groups and were able to accept
35 based on the person’s stated familiarity with the Pass
and affiliation with organizations or networks related to visiting
the Pass as well as on the need to balance each working group
across the many different recreational user groups.
four working groups began their work on the CAMP on February 21st
(the previously planned January 31st meeting was cancelled due
to heavy rain and a flooding wash). The working group members
met altogether at the Tanque Verde Guest Ranch where they reviewed
their tasks and CAMP Basics, developed ground rules for their
meetings and decided how they would make decisions together. They
also had their first individual working group meetings to get
acquainted with one another and start digging into the issues
that had been discussed at the November meeting.
A second round of working group meetings just concluded in March.
These meetings focused on clarifying the underlying problems being
addressed in each group and brainstorming very preliminary management
recommendations to deal with those problems. A third round of
meetings is set for April. More meetings are likely to be planned
Two members from each working group were selected to participate
in the Integration Group which met on February 23 to discuss the
planning process and review the agenda for the March working group
meetings. The Integration Group will meet again in late March
to review the collective progress being made on the plan.
each meeting, needed information is being identified and Coronado
National Forest staff and other agencies are helping Rachel Glass
assemble requested materials. Working group members will be going
on an early April field trip to discuss issues on the ground.
the links in the sidebar at left for several documents referred
to in this Update as well as the list of CAMP working group members.
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