Call for Nominations for the Bureau of Land Management's Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Council, 78823-78824 [E8-30482]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices and when either of the following criteria is met: (1) There are no known populations of more than 500 adults, or (2) the cumulative population size is less than 1000 adults. Authority: Sec. 4(f) of the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1533(f). week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management. Dina L. Torres, Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Resolution Branch. [FR Doc. E8–30502 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P Dated: December 5, 2008. Lynn M. Lewis, Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Midwest Region. [FR Doc. E8–30489 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management BILLING CODE 4310–55–P [AA–10620, AA–10666, AA–11868, AA– 11869, AA–11878; AK–962–1410–HY–P] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. [F–21981, F–22009, F–22890, F–22894, F– 22892, F–22874, F–22870, F–22873, F– 22865, F–22866, F–22867, F–22877; AK– 962–1410–HY–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Bering Straits Native Corporation for lands located in the vicinity of Council and Elim, Alaska. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Nome Nugget. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until January 22, 2009 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Bureau of Land Management by phone at 907–271–5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Bristol Bay Native Corporation for lands located in the vicinity of Twin Hills and Perryville, Alaska. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until January 22, 2009 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4, subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Bureau of Land Management by phone at 907–271–5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management. Dina L. Torres, Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Resolution Branch. [FR Doc. E8–30503 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78823 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CA–169; CA169 1610 025B] Call for Nominations for the Bureau of Land Management’s Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Council AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Call for nominations. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is soliciting nominations from the public to fill positions on the Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee. Committee members provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on the management of public lands in the Carrizo Plain National Monument. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to the Monument Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Bakersfield Field Office, 3801 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Johna Hurl, Monument Manager, Bakersfield Field Office, 3801 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308, (661) 391– 6093, Johna_Hurl@ca.blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Monument Advisory Committee provides representative citizen counsel and advice to the Secretary of the Interior through the BLM with respect to the revision and implementation of the comprehensive plan for the Carrizo Plain National Monument. The Committee consists of nine members: (1) A member of, or nominated by, the San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors. (2) A member of, or nominated by, the Kern County Board of Supervisors. (3) A member of, or nominated by, the Carrizo Native American Advisory Council. (4) A member of, or nominated by, the Central California Resource Advisory Council. (5) A member representing individuals or companies authorized to graze livestock within the Monument. (6) Four members with recognized backgrounds reflecting: (i) The purposes for which the Monument was established; and (ii) The interests of other stakeholders, including the general public, that are affected by or interested in the planning and management of the Monument. Terms of all present committee members expire on February 1, 2009. In order to provide continuity, BLM will transition to three-year terms, with E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 78824 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices terms for one-third of the committee members expiring each year. In order to make this transition, the committee members will be appointed to one, two, or three-year terms, for the period beginning February 1, 2009. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the region in which the MAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, and experience and their knowledge of the geographical resource. The following must accompany nominations received in this call for nominations: Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations; A completed background information nomination form; Any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. Nominations will be accepted for a 45-day period beginning the date this notice is published. Johna Hurl, Monument Manager, Carrizo Plain National Monument. [FR Doc. E8–30482 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAZC03000 L51050000.EA0000 LVRCSA0010000, AZ–SRP–330–07–01 and AZ–SRP–330–07–02] Temporary Closure of Selected Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ, During the Operation of the 2009 Parker 250 and Parker 425 Desert Races Bureau of Land Management. Temporary Closure of Selected Public Lands in La Paz County, Arizona, during the operation of the 2009 Parker 250 and Parker 425 Desert Races. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office announces the temporary closure of selected public lands under its administration in La Paz County, Arizona. This action is being taken to help ensure public safety and prevent unnecessary environmental degradation during the permitted running of the Best in the Desert 2009 Parker 250, and 2009 Blue Water Resort and Casino Parker 425 Desert Races. Areas subject to this closure include all public land, including county maintained roads and highways located on public lands that are located within two miles of the designated course. The race course and closure areas are described in the Supplementary Information section of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 this notice and maps of the designated race course are maintained in the Bureau of Land Management Lake Havasu Field Office, 2610 Sweetwater Avenue, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406. DATES: Event Dates: The Parker 250 on January 10, 2009, and the Parker 425 on February 7, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Dodson, Field Staff Ranger, BLM Lake Havasu Field Office, 2610 Sweetwater Avenue, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86406, (928) 505–1200. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Race Course Closed Area: Beginning at the eastern boundary of the Colorado River Indian Tribe (CRIT) Reservation, the race course closed area runs east along Shea Road, then east into Osborne Wash on to the Parker-Swansea Road to the Central Arizona Project Canal (CAP), then north on the west side of the CAP Canal, crossing the canal on the countymaintained road, running northeast into Mineral Wash Canyon, then southeast on the county-maintained road, through the four-corners intersection to the Midway (Pit) intersection, then east on Transmission Pass Road, through State Trust Land located in Butler Valley, turning north into Cunningham Wash to North Tank, continuing back south to Transmission Pass Road and east (reentering public land) within two miles of Alamo Dam Road. The course turns south and west onto the wooden power line road, onto the State Trust Land in Butler Valley, turning southwest into Cunningham Wash to the Graham Well, intersecting Butler Valley Road, then north and west on the county-maintained road to the ‘‘Bouse Y’’ intersection, two miles north of Bouse, Arizona. The course proceeds north, paralleling the Bouse-Swansea Road to the Midway (Pit) intersection, then west along the north boundary (powerline) road of the East Cactus Plain Wilderness Area to ParkerSwansea Road. The course turns west into Osborne Wash crossing the CAP Canal, along the north boundary of the Cactus Plain Wilderness Study Area; it continues west staying in Osborne Wash and crossing Shea Road along the southern boundary of Gibraltar Wilderness, rejoining Osborne Wash to the CRIT Reservation boundary. Times of the Temporary Land Closure: The Parker 250 Desert Race closure is in effect from 2 p.m. (MST) on Friday, January 9, 2009, through 6 p.m. (MST) on Saturday, January 10, 2009. The Blue Water Resort and Casino Parker 425 Desert Race closure is in effect from 2 p.m. (MST) on Friday, PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 February 6, 2009, through 11:59 p.m. (MST) on Saturday, February 7, 2009. Prohibited Acts: The following acts are prohibited during the temporary land closure: 1. Being present on, or driving on, the designated race course. Spectators may not be within 200 feet of the designated race course. This does not apply to race participants, race officials nor emergency vehicles authorized by or operated by local, State or federal government agencies. Emergency medical response shall only be conducted by personnel and vehicles operating under the guidance of La Paz County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Fire, or the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), or the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). 2. Vehicle parking or stopping in areas affected by the closure, except where such is specifically allowed (designated spectator areas). 3. Camping in any area, except in the designated spectator areas. 4. Discharge of firearms. 5. Possession or use of any fireworks. 6. Cutting or collecting firewood of any kind, including dead and down wood or other vegetative material. 7. Operating any vehicle (except registered race vehicles), including offhighway vehicles, not registered and equipped for street and highway operation. 8. Operating any vehicle in the area of the closure at a speed of more than 35 mph. This does not apply to registered race vehicles during the race, while on the designated race course. 9. Failure to obey any official sign posted by the Bureau of Land Management, La Paz County, or the race promoter. 10. Parking any vehicle in a manner that obstructs or impedes normal traffic movement. 11. Failure to obey any person authorized to direct traffic, including law enforcement officers, BLM officials and designated race officials. 12. Failure to observe Spectator Area quiet hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 13. Failure to keep campsite or race viewing site free of trash and litter. 14. Allowing any pet or other animal to be unrestrained by a leash of not more than six feet in length. The above restrictions do not apply to emergency vehicles owned by the United States, the State of Arizona, or La Paz County. Authority for closure of public lands is found in Title 43 CFR 8340, Subpart 8341; Title 43 CFR 8360, Subpart 8364.1; and Title 43 CFR 2930. Persons who violate this closure order are subject to arrest, and upon conviction may be fined not more than E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CA-169; CA169 1610 025B]


Call for Nominations for the Bureau of Land Management's Carrizo 
Plain National Monument Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is soliciting nominations 
from the public to fill positions on the Carrizo Plain National 
Monument Advisory Committee. Committee members provide advice and 
recommendations to the BLM on the management of public lands in the 
Carrizo Plain National Monument.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to the Monument Manager, Bureau 
of Land Management, Bakersfield Field Office, 3801 Pegasus Drive, 
Bakersfield, CA 93308.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Johna Hurl, Monument Manager, 
Bakersfield Field Office, 3801 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308, 
(661) 391-6093, Johna_Hurl@ca.blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Monument Advisory Committee provides 
representative citizen counsel and advice to the Secretary of the 
Interior through the BLM with respect to the revision and 
implementation of the comprehensive plan for the Carrizo Plain National 
Monument.
    The Committee consists of nine members:
    (1) A member of, or nominated by, the San Luis Obispo Board of 
Supervisors.
    (2) A member of, or nominated by, the Kern County Board of 
Supervisors.
    (3) A member of, or nominated by, the Carrizo Native American 
Advisory Council.
    (4) A member of, or nominated by, the Central California Resource 
Advisory Council.
    (5) A member representing individuals or companies authorized to 
graze livestock within the Monument.
    (6) Four members with recognized backgrounds reflecting:
    (i) The purposes for which the Monument was established; and
    (ii) The interests of other stakeholders, including the general 
public, that are affected by or interested in the planning and 
management of the Monument.
    Terms of all present committee members expire on February 1, 2009. 
In order to provide continuity, BLM will transition to three-year 
terms, with

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terms for one-third of the committee members expiring each year. In 
order to make this transition, the committee members will be appointed 
to one, two, or three-year terms, for the period beginning February 1, 
2009.
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be 
residents of the region in which the MAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will 
evaluate nominees based on their education, training, and experience 
and their knowledge of the geographical resource.
    The following must accompany nominations received in this call for 
nominations:
    Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations;
    A completed background information nomination form;
    Any other information that speaks to the nominee's qualifications.
    Nominations will be accepted for a 45-day period beginning the date 
this notice is published.

Johna Hurl,
Monument Manager, Carrizo Plain National Monument.
 [FR Doc. E8-30482 Filed 12-22-08; 8:45 am]
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