John Day-Snake Advisory Council to meet Oct. 21
BAKER CITY, Ore. – The Bureau of Land Management is announcing that the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time, via Zoom.
The meeting is open to the public in its entirety. The agenda and details regarding access to the meetings will be posted at least 10 days prior to the meeting date at: www.blm.gov/get-involved/resource-advisory-council/near-you/oregon-washington/john-day-rac.
Meeting links, and other information are available by contacting Larisa Bogardus, (541) 219-6863 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RACs provide advice and recommendations necessary for the BLM and U.S. Forest Service to consider when making natural resource and land management decisions. Agenda items include a presentation from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife on mule-deer habitat and a report on salmon runs; a motorized and non-motorized trail access discussion; a wild horse and burro update; a fire season overview; a review of recreation fee proposals for the BLM Prineville District, a Blue Mountain Forest Plan update, and agency updates.
“The RAC provides input on a wide range of BLM and Forest Service activities throughout central, eastern, and northeastern Oregon,” BLM Vale District Manager Darrel Wayne Monger said. “This diverse group of individuals share different perspectives and help inform our decision making,” continued Monger.
A half-hour comment period where the public may address the John Day-Snake RAC will be offered. The amount of time for individual oral comments may be limited depending on the number of people wishing to comment.
Additional information about the John Day-Snake RAC is available at: www.blm.gov/get-involved/resource-advisory-council/near-you/oregon-washington/john-day-rac.
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.