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BLM seeks nominations for RAC

The Bureau of Land Management in Utah is seeking public nominations for one open position in Category Two on its 15-member Resource Advisory Council. Category Two positions are: representatives of nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations, archaeological and historic organizations, dispersed recreation activities, and wild horse and burro organizations.

The Federal Land Policy and Management Act directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by BLM.

Individuals may nominate themselves or others to serve on an advisory council.

Nominees, who must be residents of Utah, will be judged on the basis of their training, education, and knowledge of the council's geographical area.

Nominees should also demonstrate a commitment to consensus building and collaborative decision making.

All nominations must be accompanied by letters of reference from any represented interests or organizations; a completed background information nomination form; and any other information that speaks to the nominee's qualifications.

Nominations should be sent by Sept. 8, to the Bureau of Land Management, Sherry Foot, Special Programs Coordinator, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101; phone (801) 539-4195.

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