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Central California District
Release Date: 09/05/12
Contacts: David Christy , (916) 941-3146  
News Release No. CC-12-77

Nominations Requested for Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee

The Bureau of Land Management is requesting nominations for the Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee.

The 10-member committee advises the Bureau of Land Management on resource management issues at the monument, which sits on the border between San Luis Obispo and Kern counties.

Nominations will be accepted until Nov. 5 and should be sent to Monument Manager, 3801 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308.  Nomination forms are available on the web at

The following must accompany all nominations: support letters from represented interests or organizations, a completed background information nomination form and any other information that demonstrates the nominee's qualifications.

Individuals may nominate themselves or others to the MAC.  Nominees must be residents of the counties or neighboring county in which the MAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience and knowledge of the geographical area of the MAC.

Nominations are requested for the following council positions:

  • A member of, or nominated by, the Carrizo Native American Advisory Council
  • A member representing individuals or companies authorized to graze livestock within the Monument
  • A member with recognized backgrounds reflecting:
    • The purposes for which the monument was established
    • The interests of other stakeholders, including the general public, who are affected by or interested in the planning and management of the monument

For more information, contact Johna Hurl, monument manager, Bakersfield Field Office, 3801 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308, 661-391-6093, or John Kelley, Carrizo program support technician, at 661-391-6088, or go to website


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Last updated: 09-05-2012