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California Desert District
Release Date: 08/09/11
Contacts: David Briery , (951) 697-5220 or  
  Steve Razo , (951) 697-5217  
News Release No. CDD-11-66

BLM Desert Advisory Council to Meet in Barstow

The next field trip and meeting of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) California Desert Advisory Council (DAC) will be held Sept. 9-10 in Barstow, Calif.  The council will participate in a field tour of BLM-managed public lands on Friday, Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and meet in formal session on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 2710 Lenwood Rd., Barstow, CA 92311.

The formal session on Saturday will focus on recreation fees, as well as include updates by council members, the BLM California Desert District manager, five field office managers, council subgroups, and renewable energy.  The field tour will include Sawtooth Canyon Campground and El Mirage Dry Lake Off-Highway Vehicle Area.  Final agenda items, as well as details of the field trip, will be posted as they become available on the DAC webpage at:    

All DAC meetings and field trips are open to the public. The public will be invited to comment at the beginning of the meeting Saturday morning, during the presentations at the discretion of the DAC chair, and at the end of the meeting.  While the meeting is tentatively scheduled to conclude at 5 p.m., it could wrap up earlier should the council conclude its presentations and discussions.

Written comments may be filed in advance of the meeting and should be addressed to the Desert Advisory Council, c/o Bureau of Land Management, External Affairs, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553. Written comments also are accepted at the time of the meeting and, if copies are provided to the recorder, will be incorporated into the minutes.

For more information regarding the DAC meeting, contact David Briery, BLM California Desert District external affairs at (951) 697-5220 or


California Desert District   22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553  

Last updated: 08-09-2011