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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Green River District Office
 
Release Date: 02/07/14
Contacts: Marta Call , 435-781-4423  

BLM Seeks Volunteers for Raptor Inventory Nest Survey


Vernal and Price, Utah—The Bureau of Land Management, Green River District is seeking volunteers to help conduct the annual Raptor Inventory Nest Survey (RINS) this spring in northeastern and central Utah. Field training will be provided for all volunteers by RINS personnel.
 
Those interested in volunteering do not need previous experience or science credentials. The requirements are that you enjoy Utah’s outdoors and have a desire to help the magnificent birds of prey.  It is recommended that you own a pair of binoculars, a GPS unit, and have an email address. The time commitment involves two field days per month from March through July, monitoring an assigned area. 
 
If you are interested in participating with RINS, please contact them at (801)554-0807 or info@rins.org.  For additional information, visit their website at: www.rins.org.
 
For local information concerning raptor nesting surveys, please contact Brandon McDonald, BLM Vernal Field Office, (435)781-4449 or Jared Reese, BLM Price Field Office,
(435)636-3657.
 
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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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Green River District Office   170 South 500 East      Vernal, UT 84078  

Last updated: 02-07-2014