January 16, 2009

Contact: David Boyd, Public Affairs Specialist, (970) 319-4130


McInnis Canyons Advisory Council to meet Thursday

Grand Junction, Colo. — The McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council will hold a meeting at 4 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 22 at the Mesa County Administration Building, 544 Rood Avenue, in Grand Junction. The meeting will be held in the multipurpose room.

Agenda topics for the meeting include:
· River Corridor Fee/Permit Management Resolution
· River Corridor Monitoring Plan
· Future Role of Advisory Council
· Managers Update
· Advisory Council field trip schedules
· Public Comment period. 

All meetings are open to the public.  For additional information, please contact Katie Stevens at (970) 244-3049.

The McInnis Canyon Advisory Council is citizen-based group that provides guidance and advice on public land planning and management within the 122,300-acre McInnis Canyons NCA, which was designated by Congress in 2000 to protect and conserve its outstanding geologic, paleontologic, cultural, and recreation resources.