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Butte Field Office
Release Date: 01/19/12
Contacts: Contact David Abrams 406-533-7617    

BLM Resource Advisory Council Meeting Cancelled

Due to inclement weather and safety concerns, the Bureau of Land Management has cancelled its Western Montana Resource Advisory Council meeting which had been scheduled for Jan. 19, starting at 9 a.m. at the Butte BLM Field Office in Butte.  The meeting will be rescheduled for a later date.

For more information, contact David Abrams at the BLM Butte Field Office, (406) 533-7617 or e-mail

The purpose of the RAC is to advise the Secretary of Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of issues associated with public land management.  The 15-member RAC includes individuals who have expertise or education in the planning and management of public lands and resources.

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.

Butte Field Office   106 North Parkmont      Butte, MT 59701  

Last updated: 06-28-2012