Coronado National Forest Receives Special Use Permit
Application for Shooting Range in Redington Pass
TUCSON, AZ, June 9, 2020 – The Coronado National Forest (Forest) has received an application from the Tucson Rod and Gun Club (TRGC) for a Special Use Permit to construct, operate, and maintain a shooting range in Redington Pass on the Santa Catalina Ranger District.
The application submitted by TRGC proposes a shooting range that would be built in phases and includes the following improvements: a shotgun range with a variety of shooting stations, shooting stands, and clay target throwers; a firearms safety training range; an individual marksmanship rifle and pistol range; a group marksmanship range for organized group training and shooting; an archery range; a simulated hunt trail; and an outdoor education area. Additional proposed improvements include shade ramadas, vault toilets, a solar-powered water well, and a portable metal container for storage and office space.
The Forest has not yet begun any environmental analysis on this proposal. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), should that process begin, the public will have multiple opportunities to comment on this proposal during the designated scoping, comment and objection periods, as part of the pre-decisional review process described in 36 CFR 218, Subparts A and B.
If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback on this application, you may email the Santa Catalina Ranger District at SM.FS.firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject titled: “Tucson Rod and Gun Club.” To sign up to receive notifications as part of any future NEPA process, you may subscribe at https://www.fs.usda.gov/pr…/coronado/landmanagement/projects .