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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Utah State Office
 
Release Date: 07/14/14
Contacts: Sherry Foot , 801-539-4195  

BLM-Utah Resource and Recreation Resource Advisory Council Meeting and Conference Call


Salt Lake City—The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RecRAC) will host a meeting and conference call on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., MDT.
 
Agenda topics include an introduction of new members; an overview of BLM-Utah issues; planning updates for the Greater sage-grouse, Cedar City and St. George Field Offices; discussion on the Special Recreation Permit Application Fee Proposal; and an overview of the BLM-Utah Wild Horse and Burro Program.
 
The U.S. Forest Service Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest will give fee presentations on 11 new cabin rentals, Mirror Lake Scenic Byway Recreation Area, and the American Fork Canyon/Alpine Loop Recreation Area.
 
Those attending in person should meet at the Home2 Suites, Summit Conference Room, 3051 W. Club House Drive, Lehi, Utah.  A 30-minute public comment period will take place from 3:00–3:30 p.m.  Public participants wishing to listen to the teleconference, orally present written material during the teleconference, or submit written comments for the RAC or RecRAC should notify Sherry Foot, Special Programs Coordinator, BLM-Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101; phone (801)539-4195; or email sfoot@blm.gov no later than 4:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014.
 
Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message or question for the above individual.  The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Replies are provided during normal business hours.
 
All meetings are open to the public; however, transportation, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the participating public.
 
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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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Last updated: 07-14-2014