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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Arizona Strip District Office
 
Release Date: 01/28/13
Contacts: Rachel Tueller, Public Affairs Officer, Phone: 435-688-3303 or E-mail: rtueller@blm.gov    

2013 Season Noontime Brown Bag Lecture Series


St. George, Utah—Each Friday, the Bureau of Land Management and its’ partners host the popular Brown Bag Lecture series. The lectures provide unique opportunities for members of the public to learn more about the benefits of the area’s natural resources and public lands. Speakers including geologists, range specialists, biologists, archaeologists, rangers and other specialists who will delve more deeply into subjects tied to the Arizona Strip and surrounding public lands. For those who want to learn more before venturing out or are otherwise unable to access some of these remote and rugged landscapes, the lectures are an excellent way to bring the resources and related issues to the community’s doorstep.

The noontime lecture series are hosted at the Interagency Information Center, located at 345 E. Riverside Drive in St. George, Utah.  Programs begin at noon and last for one hour.  Admission is free, but space is limited for this popular lecture series.  Obtain tickets in advance from the Interagency Information Center to reserve a seat.

The lecture series is sponsored by the Dixie/Arizona Strip Interpretive Association, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service.  For more information about the upcoming lectures call the Interagency Visitor Center at 435-688-3200.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 01-28-2013