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Northern California District
Release Date: 08/28/09
Contacts: Jeff Fontana , 530-252-5332 or 260-0189  
News Release No. CA-N-09-80

Northeast California Resource Advisory Council Meets Sept. 9-10 in Susanville

Members of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Northeast California Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will discuss natural resource conservation topics, when they meet Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 9 and 10, in Susanville.

On Sept. 9, the council will convene at 10 a.m. the BLM Eagle Lake Field Office, 2950 Riverside Dr., and depart immediately for a field tour.

The Sept. 10 meeting begins at 8 a.m. at the BLM Eagle Lake Field Office.  Agenda topics include the Sage Steppe Ecosystem Restoration Strategy, status of projects planned under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, status of a proposed land exchange in northern Lassen County, and reports from managers of the BLM Alturas, Eagle Lake and Surprise field offices.

The council will hear public comments at 11 a.m.

The RAC, one of 24 such councils in the western states, works closely with BLM managers in Alturas, Cedarville and Susanville, advising on public land management and natural resource conservation topics.  Members represent diverse public land interests including livestock grazing, recreation, timber, environmental interests, wild horse and burro management, archaeological interests, local government and the public at large.

For more information contact BLM Public Affairs Officer Jeff Fontana, (530) 252-5332, or email at


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Last updated: 08-28-2009