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Carson City District
Release Date: 08/18/14
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News Release No. CCDO 2014-045

BLM Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council to Meet August 28

Carson City, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will meet with the Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) on August 28, 2014. The meeting will be held at Hycoft Mine, 54980 Jungo Road (approximately 54 miles west of Winnemucca), from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The meeting will continue at Black Rock Station, 200 Transfer Road in Gerlach, Nevada, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
The RAC advises and makes recommendations to the BLM on the management of public lands. Discussion items will include Winnemucca and Carson City District’s reports, Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act, and the BLM recreation permit process. This meeting will include a public comment period from 4:30 to 5:00 p.m.
The Federal Land Policy and Management Act direct the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and discussion of issues related to management of BLM-administered public lands. The Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin RAC is one of three such councils in Nevada that accommodates this community participation directive. Represented on the council are commercial and non-commercial users that include elected officials and state agencies, environmental, livestock, mining, and wild horse and burro interests.

Individuals planning to attend and needing special assistance should contact Lisa Ross no later than August 25, 2014.

For more information, contact Lisa Ross at 775-885-6107, or

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: 04-17-2015