BLM Northwest Resource Advisory Council to meet in February


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CRAIG, Colo.The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will conduct a meeting on February 28, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Little Snake Field Office, 455 Emerson St., Craig, CO  81625.

The meeting is open to the public. A virtual option will be offered through the Zoom platform. Agenda and registration information will be posted 30 days in advance on the RAC’s webpage at

“The Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council and its members are valuable partners with the BLM who provide recommendations that help guide our management of public lands,” said Northwest District Manager Elijah Waters. “We look forward to meeting in Craig and appreciate and carefully consider their advice, ideas, and diverse opinions on a range of complex issues.”

A public comment period is scheduled at 3:00 p.m. on February 28. Planned agenda items include an overview of field office updates, a discussion on orphaned wells, planning updates, a presentation on sage grouse from Colorado Parks and Wildlife and an opportunity for public comment. Individuals who want to make a statement during the public comment period are encouraged to also submit a written copy of their statement at the meeting for the administrative record.

The three 15-member Resource Advisory Councils in Colorado are forums for providing advice and recommendations to the BLM on various resource and land management issues. The Northwest Resource Advisory Council advises the BLM Colorado Northwest and Upper Colorado River Districts including the Little Snake, Kremmling, White River, Grand Junction and Colorado River Valley field offices and the Dominguez-Escalante and McInnis Canyons National Conservation Areas.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact JD Emerson at (970) 826-5101 or

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.