BLM to hold virtual Central California Resource Advisory Council meeting


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Pictured is Pinehill Preserve Manager Graciela Hinshaw, explaining a project to the Central California Resource Advisory Council during a site tour.  Photo by the BLM.

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. The Bureau of Land Management Central California Resource Advisory Council will meet virtually on Wednesday, Sept. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom, due to COVID-19 precautions. The meeting is open to the public.

To participate in the meeting, please register in advance at: After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email with information, including a link and phone numbers.

The RAC meeting will include presentations on the BLM Trails and Travel Management Plan for the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument and a discussion to determine how the RAC will participate in the process. The RAC will also be briefed on wildland fire impacts to BLM-managed public lands in central California, receive reports from the district and field offices and schedule meeting dates for 2022.

The public will be given an opportunity to address the RAC at noon during the meeting.  Time for individual public comments may be limited due to the number of persons wishing to speak. Written statements to address the council may also be sent prior to the meeting to the BLM Central California District Office, Attention: RAC meeting comments, 5152 Hillsdale Circle, El Dorado Hills, CA  95762.

The council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with BLM public lands in central California. The BLM maintains 28 chartered advisory committees throughout the West. Each citizen-based council consists of members from diverse interests in local communities, who assist in the development of committee recommendations by sharing their unique perspectives.

To learn more about the Central California RAC, visit Please contact the BLM for reasonable accommodations to participate. For specific questions, please contact BLM Central California District Public Affairs Officer Serena Baker at or 916-941-3146.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.