Board Meeting

Mon, Nov 2
7pm @ NMVC

Holiday Meeting
and Party

Sat, Dec 6, 2-6pm
Details to come

News & Events

PMPC Fall 2014 Newsletter

Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway Final Environmental Impact Study (FEIS) out for comment by November 25, 2014 - Action Requested
PMPC needs your eyes to review and comment on the Final Environmental Impact Study. Please contact PMPC Board member, Sally Lindsay at moongarden.sally AT gmail.com, if you can review and focus on a section of ADOT’s FEIS and report back with your opinions and thoughts. Use the following link to find the study www.azdot.gov/projects/phoenix-metro-area/loop-202-south-mountain-freeway/final-eis
See the PMPC Draft Environmental Impact Statement submitted on May 21, 2013 at the ADOT Citizen Comment event to understand some of the issues the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway will have on this Mountain Preserve.

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Action Requested
The Phoenix City Budget has not sustainably funded Mountain Preserve maintenance and ranger staffing for years. The Phoenix Mountain Preservation Council continues to advocate for a viable budget, but we are also looking for other funding solutions. One such option is federal money provided by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

Background of Acquisition of Land for the Phoenix Mountains Preserves
The Background of Acquisition of Land for the Phoenix Mountains Preserves and How Phoenix Mountains Preservation Council (PMPC) was able to Influence the Land Acquisition Program.

Phoenix Echo Canyon Area Reopens with Great Fanfare
Camelback Mountain’s Echo Canyon Recreation Area, 4925 E. McDonald Dr., and the Summit Trail reopened to hikers at sunrise on Jan. 15, 2014. Excellent Job City of Phoenix. See PMPC January 2014 Newsletter for more details.

You Could Be a Park Steward
With your commitment to make a difference in our parks and preserves you will not only be continuing a legacy for our children, but you will gain friendships, keep in shape, and use your skills and experience. More Park Stewards volunteers are needed. Please visit the website phoenix.gov/parks/trails/volunteer/ for more information on becoming a valuable Park Steward.