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The Prescott Sportsmen's Club
2751 N. Granite Basin Road, Prescott, AZ
 
 
 
Range Status:

CLOSED
Thursday & Friday
Closed Easter Sunday

Check calendar for events and matches 

THE RANGE WILL NO LONGER LOAN OUT ECI's
You can purchase an ECI's at the office for $1.00

New days of operation for the Granite Basin Range will be Saturday through Wednesday 0900 to 1700, Sunday 1300 to 1700. Closed Thursday & Friday.

Fire Restrictions To Begin Friday, April 18 @8:00am On Four Arizona National Forests

Release Date: Apr 15, 2014   Prescott, Arizona

Contact:  Debbie Maneely, (928) 443-8130

 

ARIZONA – Campfire and smoking restrictions will be implemented at 8 a.m. Friday, April 18, on the Coconino, Kaibab, Prescott and Tonto National Forests in order to protect public health and reduce preventable human-caused fires.  On the Kaibab National Forest, restrictions will apply only to the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts.  Fire restrictions will not yet be implemented on the North Kaibab Ranger District due to different weather and fuels conditions.

Under the restrictions, fires, campfires, charcoal, coal and wood stoves are allowed in developed campgrounds only.  The restrictions also limit smoking to within enclosed vehicles or buildings or in developed campgrounds.  Using a device that is solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off is allowed in areas that are clear of flammable materials.  Fireworks are always prohibited on all national forest lands.

On the Prescott National Forest, campfires are not allowed at the designated dispersed sites within the Prescott Basin.  Metal posts identify designated dispersed sites with a number.

Implementation of fire restrictions is especially important this year given the dry winter and impacts of long-term drought on the forests.  Criteria used to determine when to implement fire restrictions include current and predicted weather, fuel moisture, fire activity levels and available firefighting resources.  Fire restrictions will remain in effect until the forests receive significant precipitation. 

“We are seeing conditions on the forests that warrant going into fire restrictions earlier than usual,” said Coconino National Forest Supervisor Earl Stewart.  “We could have a long fire season ahead of us, and we need members of the public to work with us to prevent human-caused starts.”

Know Before You Go!  The public can obtain additional fire information via the following:

Coconino National Forest – www.fs.usda.gov/coconino

Kaibab National Forest – www.fs.usda.gov/kaibab

Prescott National Forest – www.fs.usda.gov/prescott

Tonto National Forest – www.fs.usda.gov/tonto


 

schedule


The range is busy, and the schedule is different every day.  Be sure to check the CALENDAR  for scheduled events (matches, maintenance, and/or training) which might disrupt your visit to the range. Or call for status:  928 -771-9616

 
Work Detail: Second Wednesday of each month.
Next Regular Work Detail: Wednesday, May 14th,  2014
 
 
 


 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 


 

election

ELECTION RESULTS

The Club just held its annual election for members of the Board of Directors. Three members stepped forward to become Board Members and were elected by the 23 club members in attendance.

 

We welcome Chris Anderson, Neil Swanson, and Eric Lewis to the Board. Pete deCoux will be first VP, Neil Swanson will be second VP, Bruce Hunt will continue as Treasurer, Randy McCreight will continue as Secretary, and former President CindyK will focus her considerable energy and talent on grant writing and closure of the Granite Basin range. 

 

We are grateful to Bill Ough for his generous service as he leaves the board to devote more time to his family. We wish him well.

swap meet

Spring Swap Meet scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd.  Click here for link to details.

monthly meeting

Board Meetings: Third Tuesday of each month. 
Next Meeting:  Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6 PM.
Location: The Hillside Church of God, 937 Ruth Street, Prescott, AZ
 

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