U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
|Release Date: 11/21/13|
BLM Northwest Resource Advisory Council meets Dec. 5 in Silt (11-21-13)
SILT, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet in Silt at the BLM’s Colorado River Valley Field Office, 2300 River Frontage Road.
The meeting runs from and is open to the public, with public comment periods related to items on the agenda scheduled for
Agenda items include the Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-grouse EIS, air quality modeling and land use planning, data management system for the White River Field Office, and field manager updates.
The Northwest Colorado RAC meets quarterly in northwestern Colorado. It is one of several citizen advisory councils to BLM Colorado. Its 15 members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior and represent a broad range of public land interests, including environmental, local government, wild horse and burro, and commercial activity. The Northwest RAC advises the BLM Colorado Northwest District, which includes the Grand Junction, White River, Little Snake, Kremmling and Colorado River Valley BLM field offices. More information about the NW RAC, visit: http://on.doi.gov/14SghcS.
Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Colorado River Valley Field Office
– Introductions, Housekeeping
Greater Sage-Grouse EIS, next steps – Erin Jones, Bridget Clayton
– Public comment period
Air quality and land use planning – Megan Stouffer
– Field Manager Updates
– Public comment period
-- Data Management System for WRFO – Kent Walter
– Follow up, fencing discussion – Wes McStay
– Set 2014 meeting dates, next meeting agenda items
Formally Adjourn NW RAC meeting
Swearing in of Kremmling Field Manager Stephanie Odell
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
|Last updated: 11-21-2013|
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