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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Central California District
 
Release Date: 04/17/13
Contacts: David Christy, (916) 941-3146    
News Release No. CA-CC-13-47

BLM Advisory Council Plans Meeting in Visalia


Land management issues for Central California will be on the agenda when the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Central California Resource Advisory Council meets in Visalia on May 9-11.

A business meeting will be held Friday, May 10, at the Anthony Community Center, N. Jacob and W. Center streets, beginning at 8 a.m., followed by a field trip that afternoon to BLM lands in the Case Mountain area.

Members of the public are welcome to attend the field trip and meeting. Field trip participants must provide their own transportation and lunch. On May 11, the meeting will resume at 8 a.m. at the Anthony Community Center. Time for public comment is reserved from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

On May 9, the RAC Off-Highway Vehicle Subgroup will meet at the community center from noon to 1:30 p.m., which will an orientation for RAC members from 2 to 4 p.m. Both are open to the public.

"The advisory council provides a valuable forum for the BLM and the public to exchange views on management of public lands," said Este Stifel, Central California District Manager.

For more information, contact David Christy, BLM Central California District public affairs officer, at (916) 941-3146.

The 12-member council, one of 24 such advisory councils in the western states, is comprised of members who represent broad natural resource interests including livestock grazing, environmental groups, recreation, wild horse and burro management, history and archaeology, the academic sector, local government and the public at large.




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Last updated: 04-18-2013