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Northern California District
Release Date: 07/01/10
Contacts: Jeff Fontana , 530-252-5332  
News Release No. CA-N-10-82

BLM Northwest Resource Advisory Council to Meet in Redding

Members of the Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest California Resource Advisory Council will discuss varied natural resource conservation topics, when they meet Thursday and Friday, July 15 and 16, in Redding.
On Thursday, the members convene at 10 a.m. at the BLM Redding Field Office, 355 Hemsted Dr., and depart for a field trip.  Members of the public are welcome.  They must provide their own transportation and lunches.
On Friday, the meeting begins at 8 a.m. in the conference center at Oxford Suites on Hilltop Drive.   The RAC will discuss a proposed wind energy project at Walker Ridge, salmon recovery projects, management of the Sacramento River Bend, and a proposed BLM strategy for wild horse and burro management. 
The committee will hear reports from the BLM California State Office, Northern California District and from the managers of the Arcata, Redding and Ukiah field offices.
Public comments will be accepted at 11 a.m.  Anyone is welcome to address the council.  A time limit could be established to accommodate all speakers.
The 12-member RAC, one of 24 such BLM advisory councils in the nation, represents a broad range of interests in public lands and natural resources including recreation, environmental interests, local government, Native American tribes and the public at large.
For more information, contact BLM Public Affairs Officer Jeff Fontana at (530) 252-5332 or by email at


Northern California District   355 Hemsted Drive, Redding, CA 96002   

Last updated: 07-01-2010