What is it?
This Subgroup of the California Desert Advisory Council will provide advice and recommendations to the BLM through the Desert Advisory Council.
The focus of the subgroup will be to make recommendations on how to connect youth and adults with the spectacular resources of the California desert by identifying education and interpretation opportunities in the sciences, recreation, the arts, economics and history.
The Subgroup will identify education and interpretation opportunities related to the Bureau of Land Management's current portfolio of multiple use land designations and will not recommend changes to these land designations.
The BLM and the DAC will seek applicants for this subgroup from individuals throughout southern California.
Who is it?
Members of the Subgroup have expertise in education, outreach or marketing combined with one or more of the following areas:
- Cultural, Performing or Visual Arts
- Geology or Paleontology
- History (Military, Westward Expansion, Mining, or other)
- Biological Sciences
- Writing and Literature
- Sociology or Anthropology
The group consist of 7-9 members, with at least one member from the DAC.
Desert Advisory Council Representative
Laraine D. Turk
Cultural/Performing & Visual Arts
When is it?
With a projected four (4) meetings a year, and public participation encouraged, the Subgroup should continue to provide to the BLM through the DAC collaboration and advice on opportunities related to education and interpretation.