BUTTE (May 11, 2015) – The Bureau of Land Management’s Western Montana Resource Advisory Council will meet May 19, starting at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the BLM’s Missoula Field Office, 3255 Fort Missoula Road in Missoula.
Key agenda items include an update on the BLM’s Greater Sage-Grouse planning strategy; a discussion about the Madison River Recreation Plan; reports from the managers of the Butte, Dillon, and Missoula BLM Field Offices about activities in their areas; and other ongoing resource management issues the council may raise.
For a copy of the agenda, email David Abrams at firstname.lastname@example.org. The agenda can also be found online at www.blm.gov/mt/st/en/res/rac/Western_Montana_RAC.html
The meeting is open to the public and the public comment period is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to noon. Interested parties may make oral statements before the council or file written statements for the council to consider. Depending on the number of people who wish to make comments, a per-person time limit may be established.
The purpose of the RAC is to advise the Secretary of Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of issues associated with public land management. The 15-member RAC includes individuals who have expertise or education in the planning and management of public lands and resources.