Current Issues

CRC Comments on Proposed South Fork Development
Current Issues

CRC Comments on Proposed South Fork Development

The primary goal of the Chiricahua Regional Council is to protect valuable intact habitats in the Chiricahua Ecosystem Management Area and private lands in this region. To accomplish this, we work with the Forest Service, other governmental agencies, and private entities on issues that impact our unique assemblage of habitats, which together comprise North America’s greatest…

Action Alert for South Fork!
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Action Alert for South Fork!

Your comments are needed on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a new development within the riparian area of South Fork, Cave Creek Canyon. Comments on the Draft EA are due very soon, by SEPTEMBER 28, 2020. Chiricahua Regional Council’s primary goal is to protect valuable intact habitats in the Chiricahua Ecosystem Management Area and adjacent…

Major Threat to Guadalupe Canyon
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Major Threat to Guadalupe Canyon

Border wall construction has begun in Guadalupe Canyon. The contractor has already begun to blast and bulldoze the canyon and adjacent uplands. We do still have a slim hope of halting construction there.   For orientation, this very rugged, remote canyon rises in the Peloncillo Mountains of New Mexico and cuts across the southeastern corner of Arizona, before meandering south…