Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils, 14684-14685 [2011-6169]

Download as PDF 14684 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 52 / Thursday, March 17, 2011 / Notices The applicant is requesting authorization to take (nonlethally) boulder darters (Etheostoma wapiti) and cracking pearlymussels (Hemistena lata) for the purpose of developing sampling protocols and enhancing recovery efforts. This work will be accomplished in the Elk River, Tennessee. Applicant: Alabama Power Company, Birmingham, Alabama, TE–34880A. The applicant is requesting authorization for take (nonlethal) of redcockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis), southern clubshell (Pleurobema decisum), southern pigtoe (Pleurobema georgianum), Georgia pigtoe (Pleurobema hanleyianum), interrupted rocksnail (Leptoxis foreman), cylindrical lioplax (Lioplax cyclostomaformis), rough hornsnail (Pleurocera foreman), and tulotoma (Tulotoma magnifica), for the purpose of conducting presence/absence surveys and to enhance recovery through management activities. This work will be conducted in Alabama. Applicant: Mark Bailey, Andalusia, Alabama, TE–34882A. The applicant is requesting authorization for take (non-lethal) of red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis), Mississippi gopher frog (Rana capitol sevosa) and reticulated flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma bishop) for the purpose of conducting presence/absence surveys and to assist with recovery activities. This work will be conducted throughout the species ranges. Applicant: U.S. Army, Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, TE–60988. The applicant requests authorization for trapping, banding, translocating and installing artificial nesting cavities for red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) on Fort Jackson. Dated: March 3, 2011. Mark J. Musaus, Acting Regional Director. will issue an appealable decision to Bering Straits Native Corporation. The decision will approve the conveyance of the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The lands are located north of Koyuk, Alaska, and aggregate 4.86 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Nome Nugget. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the following time limits: 1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt requested, shall have until April 18, 2011 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. 3. Notices of appeal transmitted by electronic means, such as facsimile or email, will not be accepted as timely filed. 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 BLM by phone at 907–271–5960, by email at ak.blm.conveyance@blm.gov, or by telecommunication device (TTD) through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Dina L. Torres, Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Branch of Preparation and Resolution. [FR Doc. 2011–6256 Filed 3–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P [FR Doc. 2011–6170 Filed 3–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [F–22014; LLAK–962000–L14100000– HY0000–P] Bureau of Land Management [LLWO620000.L18200000.XH0000] srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Call for nominations. ACTION: AGENCY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) SUMMARY: SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:48 Mar 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for the PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas. The BLM will accept public nominations for 45 days after the publication of this notice. DATES: All nominations must be received no later than May 2, 2011. ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the address of BLM State Offices accepting nominations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Sandoval, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Correspondence, International, and Advisory Committee Office, 1849 C Street, NW., MS–MIB 5070, Washington, DC 20240; 202–208– 74294. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary to establish 10- to 15-member citizenbased advisory councils that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784 and include the following three membership categories: Category One—Holders of Federal grazing permits and representatives of organizations associated with energy and mineral development, timber industry, transportation or rights-ofway, developed outdoor recreation, offhighway vehicle use, and commercial recreation; Category Two—Representatives of nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations; archaeological and historic organizations, dispersed recreation activities, and wild horse and burro organizations; and Category Three—Representatives of state, county, or local elected office; employees of a state agency responsible for management of natural resources; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the council is organized; representatives of academia who are employed in natural sciences; and the public-at-large. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 52 / Thursday, March 17, 2011 / Notices of the state in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally-registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and nonFACA boards, committees, or councils. The following must accompany all nominations: —Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations; —A completed background information nomination form; and —Any other information that addresses the nominee’s qualifications. Simultaneous with this notice, BLM state offices will issue press releases providing additional information for submitting nominations, with specifics about the number and categories of member positions available for each RAC in the state. Nominations for RACs should be sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed below: Alaska RAC Danielle Allen, Alaska State Office, BLM, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513, (907) 271– 3335; Arizona Arizona RAC Dorothea Boothe, Arizona State Office, BLM, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, (602) 417–9219. Central California RAC David Christy, Mother Lode Field Office, BLM, 5152 Hillsdale Circle, El Dorado Hills, California 95762, (916) 941–3146. Northeastern California RAC srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Nevada Front Range RAC Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC; Northeastern Great Basin RAC; Sierra Front Northwestern Great Basin RAC Rochelle Francisco, Nevada State Office, BLM, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Reno, Nevada 89502, (775) 861–6588. Cass Cairns, Royal Gorge Field Office, ˜ BLM, 3028 East Main Street, Canon City, Colorado 81212, (719) 269–8553. Northwest RAC David Boyd, Silt Field Office, BLM, 2300 River Frontage Road, Silt, Colorado 81652, (970) 876–9008. Southwest RAC Shannon Borders, Southwest District Office, BLM, 2465 South Townsend Avenue, Montrose, Colorado 81401, (970) 240–5336. Idaho Boise District RAC MJ Byrne, Boise District Office, BLM, 3948 Development Avenue, Boise, Idaho 83705, (208) 384–3393. Coeur d’Alene District RAC Lisa Wagner, Coeur d’Alene District Office, BLM, 3815 Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815, (208) 769–5014. Jeff Fontana, Eagle Lake Field Office, BLM, 2950 Riverside Drive, Susanville, California 96130, (530) 252–5332. Northwestern California RAC Jeff Fontana, Eagle Lake Field Office, BLM, 2950 Riverside Drive, Susanville, California 96130, (530) 252–5332. 15:48 Mar 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 Sarah Wheeler, Idaho Falls District Office, BLM, 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401, (208) 524– 7613. Twin Falls District RAC Heather Tiel-Nelson, Twin Falls District Office, BLM, 2536 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301, (208) 736– 2352. Montana and Dakotas Dakotas RAC Lonny Bagley, North Dakota Field Office, BLM, 99 23rd Avenue West, Suite A, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601, (701) 227–7703. Eastern Montana RAC Mark Jacobsen, Miles City Field Office, BLM, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, Montana 59301, (406) 233–2800. Western Montana RAC David Abrams, Butte Field Office, BLM, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, Montana 59701, (406) 533–7617. Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Eastern Washington RAC; John DaySnake RAC; Southeast Oregon RAC Pam Robbins, Oregon State Office, BLM, 333 SW First Avenue, P.O. Box 2965, Portland, Oregon 97204, (503) 808– 6306. Utah Utah RAC Sherry Foot, Utah State Office, BLM, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, (801) 539–4195. Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the BLM Resource Advisory Councils are necessary and in the public interest in connection with the Secretary’s responsibilities to manage the lands, resources, and facilities administered by the BLM. [FR Doc. 2011–6169 Filed 3–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [COF000–LLCOF00000–L18200000–XX0000] Notice of Meetings, Front Range Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Public Meetings. AGENCY: Central Montana RAC PO 00000 Oregon/Washington Robert V. Abbey, Director. Craig Flentie, Lewistown Field Office, BLM, 920 Northeast Main Street, Lewistown, Montana 59457, (406) 538–1943. California VerDate Mar<15>2010 Colorado Idaho Falls District RAC Alaska 14685 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) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below. DATES: The Front Range RAC has scheduled meetings on: 1. April 27, 2011, 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 2. July 20, 2011, 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 3. October 19, 2011, 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The locations for the meetings are: 1. April 27, 2011; BLM Royal Gorge Field Office, 3028 East Main Street, Canon City, CO. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWO620000.L18200000.XH0000]


Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations 
for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils 
(RAC) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide 
advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and 
management of the National System of Public Lands within their 
geographic areas. The BLM will accept public nominations for 45 days 
after the publication of this notice.

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than May 2, 2011.

ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the address of BLM State 
Offices accepting nominations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Sandoval, U.S. Department of 
the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Correspondence, International, 
and Advisory Committee Office, 1849 C Street, NW., MS-MIB 5070, 
Washington, DC 20240; 202-208-74294.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior to 
involve the public in planning and issues related to management of 
lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the 
Secretary to establish 10- to 15-member citizen-based advisory councils 
that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As 
required by FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of 
the various interests concerned with the management of the public 
lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784 and 
include the following three membership categories:
    Category One--Holders of Federal grazing permits and 
representatives of organizations associated with energy and mineral 
development, timber industry, transportation or rights-of-way, 
developed outdoor recreation, off-highway vehicle use, and commercial 
recreation;
    Category Two--Representatives of nationally or regionally 
recognized environmental organizations; archaeological and historic 
organizations, dispersed recreation activities, and wild horse and 
burro organizations; and
    Category Three--Representatives of state, county, or local elected 
office; employees of a state agency responsible for management of 
natural resources; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent 
to the area for which the council is organized; representatives of 
academia who are employed in natural sciences; and the public-at-large.
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be 
residents

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of the state in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate 
nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge 
of the geographical area of the RAC. Nominees should demonstrate a 
commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. The Obama 
Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally-
registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, 
committees, or councils. The following must accompany all nominations:

--Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations;
--A completed background information nomination form; and
--Any other information that addresses the nominee's qualifications.

Simultaneous with this notice, BLM state offices will issue press 
releases providing additional information for submitting nominations, 
with specifics about the number and categories of member positions 
available for each RAC in the state. Nominations for RACs should be 
sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed below:

Alaska

Alaska RAC

Danielle Allen, Alaska State Office, BLM, 222 West 7th Avenue, 
13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513, (907) 271-3335;

Arizona

Arizona RAC

Dorothea Boothe, Arizona State Office, BLM, One North Central Avenue, 
Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, (602) 417-9219.

California

Central California RAC

David Christy, Mother Lode Field Office, BLM, 5152 Hillsdale Circle, El 
Dorado Hills, California 95762, (916) 941-3146.

Northeastern California RAC

Jeff Fontana, Eagle Lake Field Office, BLM, 2950 Riverside Drive, 
Susanville, California 96130, (530) 252-5332.

Northwestern California RAC

Jeff Fontana, Eagle Lake Field Office, BLM, 2950 Riverside Drive, 
Susanville, California 96130, (530) 252-5332.

Colorado

Front Range RAC

Cass Cairns, Royal Gorge Field Office, BLM, 3028 East Main Street, 
Ca[ntilde]on City, Colorado 81212, (719) 269-8553.

Northwest RAC

David Boyd, Silt Field Office, BLM, 2300 River Frontage Road, Silt, 
Colorado 81652, (970) 876-9008.

Southwest RAC

Shannon Borders, Southwest District Office, BLM, 2465 South Townsend 
Avenue, Montrose, Colorado 81401, (970) 240-5336.

Idaho

Boise District RAC

MJ Byrne, Boise District Office, BLM, 3948 Development Avenue, Boise, 
Idaho 83705, (208) 384-3393.

Coeur d'Alene District RAC

Lisa Wagner, Coeur d'Alene District Office, BLM, 3815 Schreiber Way, 
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815, (208) 769-5014.

Idaho Falls District RAC

Sarah Wheeler, Idaho Falls District Office, BLM, 1405 Hollipark Drive, 
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401, (208) 524-7613.

Twin Falls District RAC

Heather Tiel-Nelson, Twin Falls District Office, BLM, 2536 Kimberly 
Road, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301, (208) 736-2352.

Montana and Dakotas

Central Montana RAC

Craig Flentie, Lewistown Field Office, BLM, 920 Northeast Main Street, 
Lewistown, Montana 59457, (406) 538-1943.

Dakotas RAC

Lonny Bagley, North Dakota Field Office, BLM, 99 23rd Avenue West, 
Suite A, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601, (701) 227-7703.

Eastern Montana RAC

Mark Jacobsen, Miles City Field Office, BLM, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles 
City, Montana 59301, (406) 233-2800.

Western Montana RAC

David Abrams, Butte Field Office, BLM, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, 
Montana 59701, (406) 533-7617.

Nevada

Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC; Northeastern Great Basin RAC; Sierra 
Front Northwestern Great Basin RAC

Rochelle Francisco, Nevada State Office, BLM, 1340 Financial Boulevard, 
Reno, Nevada 89502, (775) 861-6588.

Oregon/Washington

Eastern Washington RAC; John Day-Snake RAC; Southeast Oregon RAC

Pam Robbins, Oregon State Office, BLM, 333 SW First Avenue, P.O. Box 
2965, Portland, Oregon 97204, (503) 808-6306.

Utah

Utah RAC

Sherry Foot, Utah State Office, BLM, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, 
P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, (801) 539-4195.

    Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the BLM Resource 
Advisory Councils are necessary and in the public interest in 
connection with the Secretary's responsibilities to manage the lands, 
resources, and facilities administered by the BLM.

Robert V. Abbey,
Director.
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