NMVC Coffee House
First and Third Sat. 8am-1pm
NMVC Coffee House
12950 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ 85022
Use this link for the PARC (Protecting Arizona Resources and Children) website to get updates from PARC attorney, Howard Shanker, regarding the lawsuit's status. Phoenix Mountains Preservation Council has joined the fight to stop the freeway from cutting through South Mountain Park Preserve. Follow the links below to learn more about PMPC's opposition to destroying a section of the preserve.
Phoenix Mountains Preservation Council Press Release on May 19, 2015
Five Star Publications, publisher of bestselling books sold at the North Mountain Visitor Center gift shop has included an article in their March edition of StoryMonster magazine about the South Mountain Loop 202 and South Mountain. Read Rachel Koestler-Grack's overview.
PMPC appreciates Rachel's time to understand and report the issues and links to the organizations that are trying protect the future of South Mountain Preserve Park.
The Arizona Department of Transportation will be issuing a Record of Decision (ROD) for this project in the coming weeks.PMPC needs your help writing letters to Arizona Federal Representatives asking for their help to ensure this proposed alignment is reviewed. See the attached letter
and feel free to use it as a template. At a minimum write your representative, and two senators see contact link
. We encourage you to send letters or emails to all Arizona representatives and the people on the "Action List" It's important our elected representatives know that putting a freeway through a mountain preserve is wrong.
Phoenix Mountains Preservation Council (PMPC), a non-profit membership organization that advocates for the protection of Phoenix mountain preserves, has submitted a letter of objection to the 202 South Mountain Freeway Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). Phoenix Mountains Preservation Council cited the inadequate evaluation of impacts to the wildlife and plants of South Mountain Park and Preserve and recreation trail systems. Read PMPC's FEIS comment in its entirety.
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).
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.