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Release Date: 07/30/09
Contacts: David Boyd, 970-319-4130    
  Jamie Connell, 970-244-3000    

BLM's Northwest Resource Advisory Council Meets Aug 20 in Meeker

The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council will meet Aug. 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Meeker Recreation Center, 101 Ute Road in Meeker, Colo.

The meeting is open to the public, with public comment periods scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Agenda topics include:

· Shed antler hunting discussion
· Junction Butte Management Plan
· McInnis Canyons Advisory Board
· Discussion of wild horse resolution
· Updates from local offices  

The Northwest Colorado RAC is one of three advisory councils to BLM Colorado. RACs are composed of 15 citizens appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Individuals serving in each RAC represent a broad range of public land interests, including environmental, local government, and commercial activity. The Northwest RAC advises the Grand Junction, White River, Little Snake, Kremmling and Glenwood Springs BLM field offices.

For more information on Colorado RACs, go to

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 sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

  220 E. Market Street      Meeker, Colorado 81641  

Last updated: 07-30-2009