BLM’s Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council to meet Aug. 18 in Craig

Northwest Colorado RAC meeting agenda:

Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council meeting

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18

Where: Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colo. Hwy. 13

— The meeting is open to the public. Public comment periods are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Agenda:

• Opening remarks, housekeeping — Pat Kennedy

• Recognition of RAC members with expiring terms — Jim Cagney

• Recreation fees evaluation process for BLM RACs — Jack Placchi

• Break

• Public comment period

• Federal oil and gas units 101 — Jerry Strahan

• White nose syndrome/cave management options — Steve Bennett

• Lunch

• Piceance-East Douglas gather plan and EA — James Roberts

• Field manager updates

• Public comment period

• Break

• Field manager updates part 2

• Next meeting agenda items

• Adjournment

The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council will meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colo. Hwy. 13.

Agenda topics include:

• White nose syndrome/cave management options

• Recreation fees evaluation process for BLM Resource Advisory Councils

• Federal oil and gas utilization overview

• Piceance-East Douglas wild horse gather plan and EA

• Field manager updates

The meeting is open to the public, with public comment periods scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council meets quarterly in Northwest Colorado. It is one of several citizen advisory councils to the BLM.

The Secretary of the Interior appoints the Resource Advisory Council’s 15 members, who represent a range of public land interests, including environmental, local government, wild horse and burro, and commercial activity.

The Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council advises the BLM’s Northwest District, which includes the Grand Junction, White River, Little Snake, Kremmling and Colorado River Valley BLM field offices.

For more information on Resource Advisory Councils, visit www.blm.gov/co and select resources and then Resource Advisory Councils.

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