U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
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Date:  May 15, 2008
Contact:  Mary Apple (406) 896-5258 

Resource Advisory Councils Schedule Combined Meeting
 
All four of the BLM Montana/Dakotas Resource Advisory Councils (RACs) will meet jointly in Billings May 20-21.

The joint meeting will run from 1 to 5 p.m. on May 20 and from 8 a.m. to noon on May 21 at the Hampton Inn, 5110 Southgate Drive. Topics to be discussed include energy development, off-highway vehicle use, access, planning, and recreation fees. A public comment period will take place at 3:30 p.m. on May 20.

All four RACs will also hold individual meetings. The Central Montana RAC will meet at 8 a.m. on May 20 at the BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive. A public comment period will take place at 8 a.m.

The Eastern Montana RAC will meet on May 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive. The public comment period will be at 1 p.m.

The Western Montana RAC will meet on May 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, 5110 Southgate Drive. The public comment period will be at 1 p.m.

The Dakotas RAC will meet on May 21 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive. The public comment period will be at 1 p.m.

The four 15-member RACs advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public lands in Montana and the Dakotas.  

For more information on the RAC meetings, contact your local BLM office.

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