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Miles City Field Office
Release Date: 11/23/10
Contacts: Mark Jacobsen 406-233-2831    

BLM Resource Advisory Council Meeting Set

The Bureau of Land Management Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council will meet Thursday, Dec. 2 at the Hampton Inn located at 5110 Southgate Drive in Billings.

The meeting is open to the public and will start at 8:00 a.m. in the Clark conference room. The public comment period will be 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Interested persons may make oral presentations or file written statements for the council to consider. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited.

Topics to be discussed at the meeting will include Billings and Miles City Field Office briefings, Resource Management planning, the BLM’s Access Program and other ongoing resource management issues.          

The purpose of the council is to advise the Secretary of the Interior through the BLM on a variety of issues associated with public land management. For more information contact BLM RAC Coordinator Mark Jacobsen at (406) 233-2831.

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.

Miles City Field Office   111 Garryowen Road      Miles City, MT 59301  

Last updated: 06-28-2012