The Resource Advisory Council (RAC) is a 15-member advisory panel which provides advice and recommendations to the BLM on resource and land management issues for 75 million acres of federal public land in Alaska.
The RAC meets 2-3 times per year. Membership includes a cross section of Alaskans from around the state representing energy, tourism and commercial recreation interests; environmental, archeological or historic interests; and elected officials, Alaska Native organizations, and the public at large. Council members are selected for their ability to provide informed, objective advice on a broad array of public lands issues and their commitment to collaboration in seeking solutions to those issues.
Members are appointed to three-year terms and may be reappointed to consecutive terms. Council members must be Alaska residents. Members serve without salary, but are reimbursed travel expenses. If you or someone you know would like information about serving on the Alaska council, please call (907) 271-3335.
RAC Meeting Quicklook
For Further Information
A subcommittee is tentatively scheduled to meet in early April. The exact dates are yet to be determined.
At the September 2014 meeting, the RAC discussed establishing a subcommittee to work with the NPR-A Working Group. That new subcommittee will be created and members appointed by Bud Cribley, BLM Alaska State Director. A meeting date will be established for March or April 2015 and notice will be given via the Federal Register and local news release.
Download a shortened version of the NPR-A Record of Decision by clicking here.
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