BLM Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council to meet March 5

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Sierra Front Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council will meet March 5, 2020, at the Winnemucca District Office, 5100 East Winnemucca Blvd.   

The March 5 meeting will take place from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Two public comment periods will be held during the meeting at approximately 8:05 a.m. and approximately 3:45 p.m.

Planned agenda items include updates on the 2019 wildfire season and rehabilitation efforts, the 2019 Burning Man event, wild horses and burros, sage grouse, Governor’s Collaborative on Wildland Fire, and District managers’ updates.

The Sierra Front Northwestern Great Basin RAC is one of three citizen advisory councils to BLM Nevada. Its 15 members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior and represent a broad range of public land interests, including environmental, local government, recreation, energy, livestock grazing, and commercial activity. The RAC advises the Carson City and Winnemucca BLM Districts.


For more information about the RAC including the meeting agenda, go to or contact Lisa Ross at 775-885-6107, or Individuals planning to attend and needing special assistance should contact Lisa Ross no later than March 2, 2020.

This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’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. 

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Bureau of Land Management


Carson City District Office


Lisa Ross