Nevada BLM advisory councils to meet in Elko, April 4-6

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Wild horses photographed in the Pine Nut Mountains. Reno Gazette-Journal photo.


As published by Elko Daily Free Press

ELKO — The Bureau of Land Management will host its annual meeting of the three Nevada Resource Advisory Councils April 4-6 at the Elko Convention Center.

The 15-member Nevada RACs advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM state director, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Nevada.

The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. in the Turquoise Room on April 4. State Director John Ruhs will speak the afternoon of April 4.

Training conducted during the meeting will include the National Environmental Policy Act, RAC roles and responsibilities, and media training for RAC members and BLM staff. The meeting will also include closeout reports of the three RACs and scheduling meetings of the individual RACs for the upcoming year.

Breakout sessions for the individual RACs and state level subgroups dealing with wild horses and burros, sage grouse and grazing will be April 6.

The agenda, reports and additional information are posted at DOI under the Tri-RAC tab.