Contact: David Boyd, 970-947-2832

 Feb. 18, 2009


BLM’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council
meets Feb. 26 in Grand Junction

The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council will meet Feb. 26 from 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Grand Junction Doubletree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive. 

The meeting is open to the public, with a public comment period scheduled for 2:15 p.m.  Agenda topics include:

· Updates from NW Colorado BLM Field Offices
· Resource Management Plan subgroup updates
· Review of existing NW RAC working groups
· Elections

This meeting of the Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council immediately follows a three-day combined meeting of all three BLM Colorado Resource Advisory Councils, which is being held at the same location Feb. 24 to Feb. 26.

The Northwest Colorado RAC is one of three citizen advisory councils to BLM Colorado. Composed of 15 members appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, individuals serving in each RAC represent a broad range of public land interests, including environmental, local government, and commercial activity. The Northwest RAC advises the Grand Junction, White River, Little Snake, Kremmling and Glenwood Springs BLM field offices.


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Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Feb. 26, 2009

Doubletree Hotel
Grand Junction, Colorado


1:15 p.m. Opening remarks, housekeeping

1:30 p.m. Elections

1:45 p.m. Review of participant lists and roles for existing NW RAC informal working groups

2:15 p.m. Public Comment Period

2:30 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. NW RAC RMP subcommittee updates
· GJFO
· GSFO
· KFO
· WRFO

3:20 p.m. Field Manager Updates
· KFO
· GSFO
· LSFO
· WRFO
· GJFO

4:20 p.m. Next meeting agenda items, adjourn