U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
 
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
 
January 9, 2006
 
In Reply Refer To:
4100 (220) P
 
EMS TRANSMISSION 01/11/2006
Information Bulletin No. 2006-043
 
To:              All State Directors, D-NSTC, and D-NTC
                   Attn: Rangeland Management Program Coordinators – WO Rangeland
                   Management Staff, State Rangeland Management Leads, Center Rangeland   Management Leads
 
From:          Chief, Division of Rangeland Resources
 
Subject:       Rangeland Management Workshop
 
Program Area:  Rangeland Management (1020) Program.  
 
Purpose/Background:  The Washington Office is hosting a workshop to focus primarily on four important topics: 1) efficient and consistent implementation of the new grazing rule, expected to be released in the next few months, 2) elimination of the backlog of unprocessed grazing permits, 3) policies and processes for land health assessments and evaluations, and 4) the purpose and objectives for the national monitoring strategy and pilot monitoring efforts (refer to attached agenda).  A list of expected participants is also attached.
 
The workshop will take place in the Oregon Room at the National Training Center (NTC).
 
Lodging has been reserved at Homewood Suites, 2536 W. Beryl Ave, Phoenix, AZ (adjacent to I-17 near Peoria Avenue).  Participants needed to have made reservations by December 23, 2005 (an advance e-mail was sent to participants regarding reservations).  Call 602-674-8900, and make the reservation under “National Range Meeting.”  Rates are $122/day plus tax.   
 
Time Frame:  January 17 (1 pm) – January 19 (5 pm), 2006.  
 
Budget Impact:  NTC will provide the room for the workshop.  Participants will need to cover travel and per diem.  
 
Manual/Handbook Sections Affected:  None.
 
Coordination:  Agenda topics have been coordinated with WO 230 and WO 880.
 
Contact:  Any questions pertaining to this workshop should be directed to Bob Bolton, Senior Rangeland Management Specialist at 202-452-7792, or Dick Mayberry, Rangeland Management Specialist at 202-452-7750.  
 
Signed by:                                                              
Authenticated by:
Bud Cribley                                                            
Robert M. Williams
Chief, Division of Rangeland Resources                          
Policy and Records Group,WO-560
 
2 Attachments
      1 – Agenda (1 p)

 
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