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Release Date: 06/11/12
Contacts: Cindy Wertz (307) 775-6014    

Wyoming Resource Advisory Council Meeting Set for July

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming Resource Advisory Council will meet Wednesday, July 11, and Thursday, July 12, at The Cody Hotel, 232 West Yellowstone Avenue, Cody, Wyo.

The meeting is open to the public. On July 11, a field tour of the McCullough Peaks Herd Management Area will be followed by a panel discussion on the BLM’s wild horse partnership with Friends of a Legacy and Marathon Oil, water projects, porcine zona pellucida and the overall wild horse program; a RAC business session; and a presentation on fire and fuels.  On July 12, a field tour to North Fork/Rattlesnake Mountain will be followed by continued discussion of RAC business; an overview of the BLM Wyoming Wind River/Bighorn Basin District and Cody Field Office; and a travel management planning process discussion. The public may attend both the meeting and the field tour portions of the agenda, but must provide their own transportation for the field tours.  High clearance vehicles are recommended. Please meet in the lobby of the Cody Hotel at 7:30 a.m. each morning.

The public comment period will be July 12, from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m.  Interested persons may make oral comments or file written statements for the council to consider. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited.

The purpose of the council is to advise the Secretary of the Interior through the BLM on a variety of issues associated with public land management. For more information contact BLM RAC Coordinator Cindy Wertz, (307) 775-6014.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM'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. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Wyoming State Office   5353 Yellowstone Road      Cheyenne, WY 82009  

Last updated: 06-11-2012