BLM Seeks Nominations for RACs

The BLM has re-opened a request for nominations to certain Resource Advisory Councils that provide recommendations to the agency on the use of public lands, according to a notice that appeared today in the Federal Register.

The RACs must represent the various interests associated with the management of those lands, which may include HMAs.  Membership falls into three categories.

Holders of federal grazing permits are in Category One and wild horse and burro organizations are in Category Two.

The priority/weight/rank of each category was not explained in the announcement.

BLM State Offices should issue news releases in the next few days providing additional information for submitting nominations, with specifics about the number and categories of positions available for the RACs in each state.

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