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Release Date: 04/26/13
Contacts: Cindy Wertz    

Wyoming Resource Advisory Council Meeting Set for May

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming Resource Advisory Council will meet Tuesday, May 21, Wednesday, May 22, and Thursday, May 23, at the Best Western Inn at Lander, 260 Grandview Drive, Lander, Wyo., in the Peaks Conference Center.

The meeting is open to the public. The meeting will begin on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and at 8 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Planned agenda topics include a tour of historic trail sites, discussions of historic trail management, partnerships, recreation, uranium and follow-up to previous meetings.

On Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 a.m., there will be a field tour of historic trail sites. The public may attend the field tour portion of the agenda, but must provide their own transportation. High clearance vehicles are recommended. At noon, the Wyoming Honor Farm will give a presentation on the 25-year partnership with BLM at the Best Western Inn at Lander, followed by presentations and discussions through adjournment that afternoon.

The public comment period will be May 23 at 8 a.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. If there are no members of the public interested in speaking, the meeting will move on to the next agenda topic.

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.

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Last updated: 04-26-2013