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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Southern Nevada District Office
 
Release Date: 03/07/12
Contacts: Hillerie C. Patton , 702-515-5046 , hpatton@blm.gov

BLM Mojave-Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council to Hold March Meeting


Las Vegas – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will meet with the Mojave-Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) Friday, March 16, at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Dr., Las Vegas, Nev. The meeting is open to the public, and individuals have two opportunities to make public comments from 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The RAC advises and makes recommendations to the BLM on public land management. Discussion items will include, but are not limited to, renewable energy, transmission, recreation, etc. More information about the RAC is available at www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/res/resource_advisory/mojave-southern_grat.html.

The Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC is made up of community members representing categories including: commercial and non-commercial uses, elected officials and state agencies, environmental, livestock, mining, Native American, and wild horse and burro.

For more information, contact Hillerie Patton, BLM Southern Nevada District Office, (702) 515-5046 or hpatton@blm.gov.



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.
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Southern Nevada District Office   4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive      Las Vegas, NV 89130  

Last updated: 03-16-2012