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BLM Resource Advisory Council meets in Missoula
By Moosetrack Megan


BLM Resource Advisory Council to meet in Missoula
(MISSOULA, Mont.) – The Bureau of Land Management’s Western Montana Resource Advisory Council will meet Oct. 13 in Missoula.
The meeting, at the BLM’s Missoula Field Office, located at 3255 Fort Missoula Road, will convene at 9 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m.
Key agenda items include an update on the Missoula Field Office Resource Management Plan; annual weed reports; reports from the managers of the Butte, Dillon, and Missoula BLM Field Offices about activities in their areas; and other resource management issues the council may raise.
For a copy of the agenda, email David Abrams at dabrams@blm.gov.
The meeting is open to the public and the public comment period is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 13.  Interested parties may make oral statements before the council or file written statements for the council to consider.  Depending on the number of people who wish to make comments, a per-person time limit may be established.
The purpose of the RAC is to advise the Secretary of Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of issues associated with public land management.  The 15-member RAC includes individuals who have expertise or education in the planning and management of public lands and resources.