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Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils
« on: March 17, 2011, 02:33:31 am »

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Call for nominations.


SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations
for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils
(RAC) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide
advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and
management of the National System of Public Lands within their
geographic areas. The BLM will accept public nominations for 45 days
after the publication of this notice.

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than May 2, 2011.

For the full notice go to

The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784 and
include the following three membership categories:
    Category One--Holders of Federal grazing permits and
representatives of organizations associated with energy and mineral
development, timber industry, transportation or rights-of-way,
developed outdoor recreation, off-highway vehicle use, and commercial
    Category Two--Representatives of nationally or regionally
recognized environmental organizations; archaeological and historic
organizations, dispersed recreation activities, and wild horse and
burro organizations; and
    Category Three--Representatives of state, county, or local elected
office; employees of a state agency responsible for management of
natural resources; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent
to the area for which the council is organized; representatives of
academia who are employed in natural sciences; and the public-at-large.
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be

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