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Release Date: 09/06/11
Contacts: Craig Flentie 406-538-1943    

Central Montana RAC to Meet in Lewistown

The Bureau of Land Management’s Central Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet September 20 & 21, at the BLM’s Central Montana District Office, at 920 NE Main Street in Lewistown.

The September 20 meeting will begin at 10 a.m. with a 30-minute public comment period and is scheduled to adjourn at 5 p.m.

The September 21 meeting will begin at 8 a.m. with a 30-minute public comment period and is scheduled to adjourn at 3 p.m.

During these meetings the RAC will participate in, discuss or act upon these topics: a roundtable discussion of RAC members’ concerns; a discussion of BLM’s youth education programs; consider a recommendation about one-time river use permits; hear district managers’ updates; hear a briefing on the status of the HiLine Resource Management Plan; and discuss BLM’s small parcel list and possible exchanges with the State of Montana.

This council is a 15-member citizen advisory group that advises the Secretary of the Interior on a variety of management issues associated with public land management in Montana.

For additional information about the RAC or this meeting, contact Craig Flentie at 406-538-1943.

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.

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Last updated: 06-28-2012