BLM Resource Advisory Council meets Jan. 31 – Feb. 1 in Redding


Bureau of Land Management

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REDDING, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Northern California District Resource Advisory Council will consider a wide range of natural resources topics, when it meets for a field tour and business meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 31, and Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, at the BLM District Office, 6640 Lockheed Drive, in Redding.

The tour and meeting are open to the public. Information on the tour, meeting agenda, and a virtual option for attending the meeting will be provided two weeks ahead of the meeting date on the Northern California District Resource Advisory Council website.

On Wednesday, council members will convene at the BLM office at 10 a.m. and depart for a tour of public lands managed by the BLM Redding Field Office. Members of the public must provide their own transportation and meals.

On Thursday, the council business meeting convenes at 8 a.m. in the conference room of the BLM office. Agenda items include an update on development of the Northwest California Integrated Resource Management Plan, a report on the BLM fire and fuels management program, an overview of the BLM law enforcement program, and reports from the BLM state director and northern California field managers.

The council will accept public comments at 11 a.m. Anyone is welcome to address the council. A time limit could be established to accommodate all speakers.

The 15-member council is composed of varied public land interests including recreation, livestock grazing, timber and forest products, environmental organizations, wild horse and burro management, local government, the academic sector, state natural resource agencies and the public at large. It focuses on lands managed by the Northern California District, which includes land in far northwest Nevada.

More information is available from BLM Public Affairs Officer Jeff Fontana, 530-260-0189. 

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.