☷BLM Northwest Resource Advisory Council to meet in May
Bureau of Land Management ( By Press Release office)
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KREMMLING , Colo . – The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council ( RAC ) will conduct a field tour on May 25 commencing at 10 a . m . at the North Sand Hills Recreational Management Area ( SRMA ) and complete the tour at 1 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 no later than May 6 to BLM Northwest District Office; telephone: 970 - 826 - 5101; email: cjmaestas@blm . gov . The RAC will host a virtual meeting on May 26 from 10 a . m . to 3 p . m . The meeting is open to the public and agenda and registration information is posted on the Northwest RAC’s webpage at https://www . blm . gov/get - involved/resource - advisory - council/near - you/colorado/northwest - rac . “The Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council and it’s members are valuable partners with the BLM who provide recommendations that help guide our management of public lands , ” said Northwest District Manager Elijah Waters . “We appreciate and carefully consider their advice , ideas , and diverse opinions on a range of complex issues . ”A public comment period is scheduled at 2:00 p . m . on May 26 . Planned agenda items include an overview of field office updates , a discussion on the North Sand Hills SRMA , a presentation on current resource management issues , and an opportunity for public comment . Individuals who want to make a statement during the public comment period are encouraged to also submit a written copy of their statement at the meeting for the administrative record . 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 Northwest Resource Advisory Council advises the BLM Colorado Northwest and Upper Colorado River Districts including the Little Snake , Kremmling , White River , Grand Junction and Colorado River Valley field offices and the Dominguez - Escalante and McInnis Canyons National Conservation Areas . For more information or to RSVP , please contact Chris Maestas at 970 - 826 - 5101 or cjmaestas@blm . gov . - BLM - 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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