BLM’s Northwest Advisory Council meets Dec. 6 in Silt |

BLM’s Northwest Advisory Council meets Dec. 6 in Silt

Staff report

The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet Dec. 6 at the BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office in Silt, 2300 River Frontage Road.

The meeting runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to the public, with public comment periods scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to a BLM press release. Agenda items include wild horse management, a BLM land tenure overview, mineral management, consideration of a letter supporting wildland fire mitigation, and district and field manager updates.

“The Northwest RAC is a diverse citizen advisory board that provides valuable perspectives for managing BLM lands in northwestern Colorado,” Northwest District Manager Andrew Archuleta said in the release.

The Northwest Colorado RAC is one of several citizen advisory councils to BLM Colorado. Its 15 members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior and represent a broad range of public land interests, including livestock grazing, environmental, local government, and commercial activity.

The Northwest RAC advises the BLM Colorado Northwest District, which includes the Colorado River Valley, Kremmling, Little Snake and White River field offices.

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