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Date:  August 29, 2008
Contact:  Craig Flentie (406) 538-1943 

Central Montana RAC Changes September Meeting Location

The Bureau of Land Management’s Central Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) meeting on September 3, 2008, will now take place at the Holiday Inn Express, at 1801 Market Place Drive, in Great Falls. 

Please note this meeting location change.
The September 3 meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a 30-minute public comment period. The council members will then hear a series of updates concerning oil and gas activity, travel planning in the Judith Mountains, the Limekiln blow down, grazing permit renewal planning and the Bowdoin Natural Gas Project Environmental Assessment. The RAC will then return to discussions of the Malta Resource Management Plan and will hear a presentation from the U.S. Forest Service concerning service fee proposals. This meeting will adjourn at 3:00 p.m.
The RAC will continue with its September 2 meeting in Fort Benton as announced earlier. 

The September 2 meeting will be at the Missouri Breaks Interpretive Center (701 7th Street) in Fort Benton and will begin at 1:00 p.m. with a 30-minute public comment period. The RAC will then tour the Missouri Breaks Interpretive Center. Following the tour, the group will discuss visitor use on the Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River. This meeting will take an extended break at 3:30, when the council will travel to Great Falls. After arriving at the Hampton Inn in Great Falls, the RAC will reconvene at 5:00 p.m. to discuss the Malta Resource Management Plan. This meeting will adjourn around 5:45 p.m.