Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, 16301 [05-6256]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 60 / Wednesday, March 30, 2005 / Notices through permanent removal off 182 acres of habitat. Incidental take may also potentially occur during construction and ground disturbance activities, which may affect occupied dens and individuals foxes. On February 7, 2005, we published a ‘‘Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment and Receipt for Applications for Incidental Take Permits for the Arnaudo Brothers, Wathen-Castanos, and River East Holding Sites in Merced County, California’’ (70 FR 6452). In that notice, we requested public comment on the Draft HCP and Draft EA. The Draft EA is the Federal document that analyzes the impacts of the HCP. The analyses provided in the Draft EA is intended to inform the public of the proposed action, alternatives, and associated impacts; disclose the direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental effects of the proposed action and each of the alternatives; and indicate any irreversible commitment of resources that would result from implementation of the proposed action. The comment period for the February 7, 2005, notice closed on March 9, 2005. We are now reopening the comment period until April 29, 2005. Comments on the Draft HCP, and Draft EA need not be resubmitted, as they will be fully considered in the final decision documents. This notice is provided pursuant to section 10(a) of the Act as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the Service regulations (40 CFR 1506.6) for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.). Dated: March 24, 2005. Ken McDermond, Deputy Manager, California/Nevada Operations Office, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 05–6242 Filed 3–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of VerDate jul<14>2003 15:07 Mar 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 Land Management (BLM) Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held April 19, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. and adjourning at 4 p.m. at the BLM Boise District Office, Snake River Conference Room, located at 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID. Public comment periods will be held after topics on the agenda. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MJ Byrne, Public Affairs Officer and RAC Coordinator, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID 83705, Telephone (208) 384–3393. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in southwestern Idaho. At this meeting, the following actions will occur/topics will be discussed: • Hot Topics; • Presentation and discussion on Idaho’s Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy; • Three Field Office Managers and District Fire Manager provide updates on current issues and planned activities in their Field Offices and the District; • Subcommittee Reports: Æ Rangeland Standards and Guidelines; Æ Briefing on current conditions and actions being taken and planned in response to the drought, Æ Briefing on the outlook for Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket infestations this spring and summer, and what actions are being taken and are planned to help minimize and mitigate their impact to public lands, Æ Update on the status of the new grazing regulations Æ Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV) and Transportation Management; Æ Briefing on what is being planned by Idaho BLM for OHV Public Outreach, Æ Sage Grouse Habitat Management; Æ Update on status of Idaho’s Sage Grouse Habitat Conservation Strategy, and Map of Wind Energy Projects across Idaho, and; Æ Resource Management Plans; Æ Presentation of draft alternatives for the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Resource Management Plan. RAC review and feedback. Agenda items may change due to changing circumstances. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16301 number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, tour transportation or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided below. Expedited publication is requested to give the public adequate notice. Dated: March 24, 2005. James H. Johansen, Acting District Manager. [FR Doc. 05–6256 Filed 3–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NV–055–5870–EU] Notice of Realty Actions: Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Clark County, NV; Termination of Segregation and Classification of Two Parcels Designated for Recreation and Public Purposes Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell 72 parcels of federally owned land in Laughlin, Nevada, aggregating approximately 2,058.19 acres. All sales will be conducted in Laughlin on June 15, 2005, in accordance with competitive bidding procedures. The BLM also is terminating the Recreation and Public Purposes classifications of two parcels of land in Clark County, Nevada, that will be offered for sale on June 15, 2005. DATES: Comments regarding the proposed sale must be received by BLM on or before May 16, 2005. Sealed bids must be received by the BLM not later than 4:30 p.m., PDT, June 10, 2005. All parcels of land proposed for sale are to be put up for purchase and sale, at public auction, beginning at 10 a.m., PDT, June 15, 2005. Registration for oral bidding will begin at 8 a.m., PDT, June 15, 2005. The public auction will begin at 10 a.m., PDT, June 15, 2005. Other deadline dates for the receipt of payments, and arranging for certain payments to be made by electronic transfer, are specified in the proposed terms and conditions of sale, as stated herein. ADDRESSES: Comments regarding the proposed sale, as well as sealed bids to E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management


Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise 
District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise 
District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.

DATES: The meeting will be held April 19, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. and 
adjourning at 4 p.m. at the BLM Boise District Office, Snake River 
Conference Room, located at 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID. Public 
comment periods will be held after topics on the agenda.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MJ Byrne, Public Affairs Officer and 
RAC Coordinator, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID 
83705, Telephone (208) 384-3393.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15-member Council advises the Secretary 
of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and 
management issues associated with public land management in 
southwestern Idaho. At this meeting, the following actions will occur/
topics will be discussed:
     Hot Topics;
     Presentation and discussion on Idaho's Comprehensive 
Wildlife Conservation Strategy;
     Three Field Office Managers and District Fire Manager 
provide updates on current issues and planned activities in their Field 
Offices and the District;
     Subcommittee Reports:

[cir] Rangeland Standards and Guidelines;
    [cir] Briefing on current conditions and actions being taken and 
planned in response to the drought,
    [cir] Briefing on the outlook for Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket 
infestations this spring and summer, and what actions are being taken 
and are planned to help minimize and mitigate their impact to public 
lands,
    [cir] Update on the status of the new grazing regulations
[cir] Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV) and Transportation Management;
    [cir] Briefing on what is being planned by Idaho BLM for OHV Public 
Outreach,
[cir] Sage Grouse Habitat Management;
    [cir] Update on status of Idaho's Sage Grouse Habitat Conservation 
Strategy, and Map of Wind Energy Projects across Idaho, and;
[cir] Resource Management Plans;
    [cir] Presentation of draft alternatives for the Snake River Birds 
of Prey National Conservation Area Resource Management Plan. RAC review 
and feedback.

    Agenda items may change due to changing circumstances. All meetings 
are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the 
Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for 
hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to 
comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may 
be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, 
such as sign language interpretation, tour transportation or other 
reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided below. 
Expedited publication is requested to give the public adequate notice.

    Dated: March 24, 2005.
James H. Johansen,
Acting District Manager.
[FR Doc. 05-6256 Filed 3-29-05; 8:45 am]
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