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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Utah State Office
 
Release Date: 07/29/13
Contacts: Sherry Foot, (801) 539-4195    

BLM Utah to Host Resource Advisory Council Meeting/Conference Call


Salt Lake City—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will host a meeting/conference call Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., MST.
 
The Utah RAC formed a subgroup to review BLM-Utah’s draft three-year strategy for managing National Conservation Lands. In June 2013, this RAC subgroup provided the BLM-Utah State Director with recommended changes to the draft strategy. The upcoming meeting and conference call is being held to discuss these recommendations. 
 
Those attending the meeting in person should meet at the BLM-Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, in the Monument Conference Room on the fifth floor at 8:30 a.m. Public participants wishing to listen to the teleconference, orally present material during the teleconference, or submit written comments for the RAC should notify Sherry Foot, Special Programs Coordinator, BLM, Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101; phone (801) 539-4195; or email sfoot@blm.gov no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A public comment period will take place following the business meeting.
 
The meeting is open to the public; however, transportation, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of participating individuals. The conference call will be recorded for purposes of minute-taking.
 
For more information on Resource Advisory Councils, please visit the BLM-Utah website at www.blm.gov/ut/st/en.html.
 
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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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Utah State Office   440 West 200 South, Suite 500      SLC, UT 84101-1345  

Last updated: 07-29-2013