BLM Rocky Mountain Resource Advisory Council to meet August 16-18

CAÑON CITY, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Rocky Mountain Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet August 16 and 18, 2022, to discuss a variety of topics. The RAC will conduct a field tour on August 17 commencing at 9:00 a.m. at the Royal Gorge Field Office at 3028 E. Main St., Canon City, CO, 71212. Attendees will then travel to the various recreation sites and return to the field office at 3:00 p.m. Members of the public are welcome on field tours but must provide their own transportation and meals. Individuals who plan to attend must RSVP in advance to the BLM Rocky Mountain District office at 3028 E. Main St., Canon City, CO, 71212.

The RAC will host a virtual meeting August 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and August 18 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The meetings are open to the public and agenda and registration information are available on the RAC’s webpage at https://www.blm.gov/get-involved/resource-advisory-council/near-you/colorado/rocky-mountain-rac.

“Rocky Mountain RAC members represent diverse interests from communities across southeastern Colorado. They help the BLM engage with stakeholders, providing essential feedback on current issues, concerns, and activities, and ensuring that broad perspectives are considered when decisions are made,” said Rocky Mountain District Manager, Cathy Cook.

A public comment period is scheduled at 3:00 p.m. on August 16 and 11:00 a.m. on August 18. Agenda items include a status update on the Eastern Colorado Resource Management Plan; general updates from Browns Canyon National Monument, the Rocky Mountain District, and field managers; and BLM program presentations on topics including cultural resources, wetlands restoration, and grazing. 

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 Rocky Mountain Resource Advisory Council advises the BLM Colorado Rocky Mountain District including the Royal Gorge and San Luis Valley Field Offices, and Browns Canyon National Monument.

 

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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.

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Rocky Mountain District

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