BLM offers virtual option for attending Resource Advisory Council meeting

The Bureau of Land Management announces a virtual option via Zoom to expand opportunities for participating in a meeting of the agency’s Northern California Resource Advisory Council set for Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Northern California District Office, 6604 Lockheed Drive in Redding.

The meeting begins at 8 a.m., with time reserved at 11 a.m. for public comments. Anyone interested can attend the meeting either in person or virtually.

Those interested in participating virtually can register for the meeting at https://ow.ly/wSEc50QtllH. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Agenda items include an update on development of the Northern California Integrated Resource Management Plan, overviews of the BLM fire and law enforcement programs and reports from the BLM California Acting State Director and field offices of the Northern California District.

The 15-member council is composed of varied public land interests including recreation, livestock grazing, timber and forest products, environmental organizations, wild horse and burro management, local government, the academic sector, state natural resource agencies and the public at large. It focuses on lands managed by the Northern California District, which includes land in far northwest Nevada.

More information is available from BLM Public Affairs Officer Jeff Fontana, (530) 260-0189.

About the BLM
The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land in the Nation, primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.