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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
http://www.blm.gov
 
July 24, 2008
 
In Reply Refer To:
1610 (210) P
 
EMS TRANSMISSION 08/07/2008
Information Bulletin 2008-093
 
To:                   State Directors
                         
From:               Division Chief, Decision Support, Planning and NEPA
 
Subject:           Abstract Submissions for the National Land Use Planning Conference  
 DD: 09/01/2008
 
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Land Use Planning Conference is tentatively scheduled for March or early April, 2009, in Portland, Oregon. The primary objective of the conference is to continue improvements to the land use planning process and to chart a course for being successful and overcoming obstacles in creating, implementing, monitoring, and maintaining land use plans that will have lasting and positive impacts on the lands BLM manages. The conference will bring together managers and staff from all levels of the BLM organization, as well as external customers, cooperators and stakeholders. 
 
The Division of Decision Support, Planning and NEPA is coordinating the agenda and soliciting abstracts for proposed conference sessions. Each of the five conference tracks are listed below, along with the designated Track Lead. Proposed abstracts must be sent no later than September 1, 2008, directly to the designated Track Lead under which the submitted abstract applies. Please limit abstracts to 250 words.
 
Conference Track (Track Lead):
  1. Improving Plan Quality & Development - (Mark Spencer)
  2. Incorporating Decision Support Tools - (Duane Dippon & Deb Dinville)
  3. Addressing Long-Term Strategy - (Josh Hanson & Doug Herrema)
  4. Collaborating with Cooperators - (John Cossa)
  5. Complying with NEPA - (Meagan Conry)
If you have additional questions or feedback for the National Land Use Planning Conference, please contact either of the Conference Co-Chairs: Jenna Sloan, Planning and Environmental Analyst, Jenna_Sloan@blm.gov, 202-557-3589; or Frank Quamen, Wildlife Biologist & Geospatial Program Analyst, Frank_Quamen@blm.gov, 202-557-3588. 
 
 
Signed by:                                                                 Authenticated by:
Deb Rawhouser                                                         Robert M. Williams
Division Chief                                                             Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
Decision Support, Planning and NEPA

 
Last updated: 10-21-2009