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Northern California District
Release Date: 03/15/10
Contacts: Jeff Fontana , (530) 252-5332  
News Release No. CA-CA-N-49

BLM Seeking Members for Vacant Seats on Northwest California Resource Advisory Council

The U. S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking northwest California residents interested in natural resource conservation to fill two vacant seats on its Northwest California Resource Advisory Council (RAC).

Both vacancies are in membership category one that includes commercial recreation interests, off-highway vehicle users, federal grazing permit holders, timber industry representatives, energy and mineral industry representatives and people interested in transportation and rights of way across public lands.
Vacancies are for terms that expire in September 2010 and September 2011.  Those selected will be eligible to seek appointment to full three-year terms.
Nominations should be sent to Bureau of Land Management, 2950 Riverside Dr., Susanville, CA  96130, attention: RAC vacancies.  They must be received by Thursday, April 8.
Nominations can be submitted by groups or individuals.  They must include a completed nomination form and a letter of support for the applicant.
Nomination forms are available online at They are also available by contacting BLM Public Affairs Officer Jeff Fontana at (530) 252-5332, or by email at
The 12-member RAC works closely with BLM managers in Arcata, Redding and Ukiah, advising on the full range of the agency’s natural resource management responsibilities.

RAC members represent diverse public land interests.  They meet quarterly in the Arcata, Redding and Ukiah regions.
The council is one of 24 such groups advising the BLM in the western states.


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Last updated: 03-16-2010