Author Topic: nominations for the Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area (NCA) Advisory  (Read 1560 times)

Offline Todd Ockert

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This is a good way to see what they BLM is planning in your area.  Get involved with the BLM RAC's and volunteer some time on the board. 
This only only meets 1 to 2 times a year.  Most meet 3 to 4 times a year.


[Federal Register: July 17, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 136)]
[Page 39073-39074]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Bureau of Land Management


Call for Nominations for Gila Box Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Safford Field Office, Bureau of Land Management (BLM),

ACTION: Call for nominations for the Gila Box Riparian National
Conservation Area (NCA) Advisory Committee.


SUMMARY: The BLM is publishing this Notice under Section 9(a)(2) of the
Federal Advisory Committee Act to solicit public nominations for four
members on the Gila Box Riparian NCA Advisory Committee. The Advisory
Committee was created through Title 2, Section 201, of the Arizona
Desert Wilderness Act of 1990 to provide informed advice to the Safford
Field Manager on management of public lands in the Gila Box Riparian
NCA in southeastern Arizona.
    Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to
serve on the Advisory Committee. Persons wishing to nominate themselves
or other individuals should submit an application form, which is
available from the BLM Safford Field Office or online at
 as a link in the News Release section. The application

must include at least one letter of recommendation that addresses the
nominee's qualifications.

DATES: Nominations and reference letters should be mailed to the BLM
address on the application form, and must be received no later than
August 30, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For more information contact: Jeff
Wilbanks, BLM Safford Field Office, 711 14th Avenue, Safford, AZ 85546;
call (928) 348-4573; or e-mail

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To ensure membership of the Advisory
Committee is balanced in terms of categories of interest represented,
nominees must be qualified to provide informed advice in specific areas
related to the primary purposes for which the NCA was created. These
include wildlife conservation, riparian ecology, hydrology, outdoor
recreation, watershed management, environmental education, cultural
resources, or other related disciplines.
    Committee members are selected by the Secretary of the Interior to
serve a three-year term, with terms beginning on the date of
appointment. The Advisory Committee will meet 1-2

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times each year. Members serve without salary, but are reimbursed for
travel and per diem expenses at current rates for government employees.
    Terms of two committee members will begin serving immediately upon
their appointment. Terms of the other two committee members will begin
with the expiration of two current memberships that will expire on
March 31, 2008. All four current members may apply to serve another
term on the Committee.

    Dated: July 10, 2007.
 Tom Schnell,
 Acting Field Manager.
 [FR Doc. E7-13796 Filed 7-16-07; 8:45 am]


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