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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Carson City District
 
Release Date: 09/13/12
Contacts: Lisa Ross , 775-885-6107 , lross@blm.gov
News Release No. CCDO 2012-49

Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council to meet Sept. 27-28


Carson City, NV. - In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), a meeting of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management-Nevada (BLM) Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will be held as indicated below. Members of the public and media are cordially invited to attend.

 

The council will meet on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., at the BLM Winnemucca District Office, 5100 East Winnemucca Blvd., Winnemucca, Nevada. The public may present general written and/or oral comments to the RAC in Winnemucca at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday. A detailed agenda is currently posted at: www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/res/resource_advisory/sierra_front-northwestern.html.

 

On Friday, Sept. 28, the RAC will participate in a field tour to various fire rehabilitation areas within the Winnemucca BLM District including the 2011 China Garden Fire area and 2012 Montana Mountains/Bilk Creek Mountains.  Members of the public are invited to participate on the field tour, but they will need to provide their own transportation, overnight accommodations and food/drinks.

 

Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, or those wishing a hard copy of the agenda, should contact Lisa Ross, Carson City District Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, NV  89701, telephone (775) 885-6107 or lross@blm.gov, no later than Sept. 21, 2012.



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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Last updated: 09-13-2012