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http://www.nv.blm.gov/News.Releases/Press_Releases/fy2003/PR_03_26.htm

NEVADA STATE OFFICE NO. 2003-26
FOR RELEASE: March 7, 2003


BLM SEEKS INTERESTED PUBLICS TO SERVE ON RACS

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking nominations to fill positions on its three Resource Advisory Councils (RACs) in Nevada. Bob Abbey, Nevada State Director, said the nomination process will remain open until the close of business on Monday, April 21, 2003.
The three RACs in Nevada are the Mojave-Southern Great Basin, which serves Esmeralda, Nye, Lincoln and Clark counties; the Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin, which serves Washoe, Humboldt, Pershing, Churchill, Storey, Douglas, Lyon, Mineral and Carson City counties in Nevada; and the Northeastern Great Basin, which serves Elko, White Pine, Lander and Eureka counties.

The positions for appointment on the Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC are one representative of the recreation (commercial) community, a representative of the archaeological/historic community, a representative of a Native American tribe, a representative of the energy and mineral development community and a representative of a wild horse and burro group. Completed nominations for the Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC positions should be forwarded to the Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 North Torrey Pines, Las Vegas, NV 89130-2301. This RAC holds meetings in Las Vegas, and in Lincoln and Nye counties.
The positions for appointment on the Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin RAC are for one representative of the livestock industry holding a BLM grazing permit, a representative from the recreation (dispersed) community, a representative from the transportation or rights-of-way community, a member from the archaeological/historic community and a member of the public-at-large. Completed nominations for the Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin RAC positions should be forwarded to the Carson City Field Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, NV 89701. This RAC holds meetings in the Carson City and Winnemucca areas.

The positions for appointment on the Northeastern Great Basin RAC are for two representatives from the energy and mineral development community, a representative of a national or regional environmental (wildlife) community, a representative of a Native American tribe and a representative of the archaeological/historic community. Completed nominations for these positions should be forwarded to the BLM Elko Field Office, 3900 E. Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801. This RAC meets in northern Nevada.

Individuals may nominate themselves or other persons. The nominee must represent one of the categories listed on page two of the nomination form. Members are appointed to three-year terms, unless they are replacing a member who left the council before the term expired. Nominations should be made on the appropriate background information nomination form, which is available at any BLM office, or on the internet at www.nv.blm.gov. Nominees should have demonstrated a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. All nominations must include letters of reference from the represented interests or organizations, a completed nomination form, as well as any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. Nominees must be a resident of Nevada.

The councils meet several times a year, usually quarterly, and provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM field managers and the state director, on management of the public lands within the council’s geographic area.
It has been the practice in Nevada to hold one joint meeting of all three Nevada RACs every October.
In order to reflect a fair balance of viewpoints, the 15-member councils are made up of representatives from various interests concerned with the management of public lands.

“The RACs offer valuable advice to me and our BLM Nevada field managers. They provide sound advice and insight on issues such as off-highway vehicle use, resource management plans and mineral development,” said Abbey. “I encourage all who are interested to submit applications.”
For questions about the RACs or the application process, or to request nomination forms, contact the field offices listed above, or the Nevada State Office at 775-861-6586.

-BLM-
 
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