2017 Second National Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils and Other BLM Land Management Advisory Committees, 50666-50667 [2017-23802]

Download as PDF 50666 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 210 / Wednesday, November 1, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management [17X LLWO600000.L18200000.XP0000] [LLWO200000/LXSGPL000000/17x/ L11100000.PH0000] Notice of Intent To Amend Land Use Plans Regarding Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation and Prepare Associated Environmental Impact Statements or Environmental Assessments; Correction AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent; correction. This action corrects typographical errors in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of a notice published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. SUMMARY: Comments regarding this Correction Notice should be sent to Johanna Munson by phone at (208) 373– 3834, email at BLM_sagegrouse planning@blm.gov, or mail: 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments or get further information by visiting http://bit.ly/ GRSGplanning. For contact information or a list of local BLM contacts, please see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, or SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION sections in the original notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Correction In the Federal Register of October 11, 2017 (82 FR 47248) in FR Doc. 2017– 21958 correct the following: On page 47248, column 3, which reads ‘‘State Office at (208) 373–7834’’ is hereby corrected to read, ‘‘State Office at (208) 373–3834’’. On page 47248, column 3, which reads ‘‘83708’’ is hereby corrected to read ‘‘83709’’. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, please be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. John F. Ruhs, Acting BLM Deputy Director, Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–23804 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Oct 31, 2017 Jkt 244001 2017 Second National Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils and Other BLM Land Management Advisory Committees Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of call for nominations. AGENCY: The purpose of this Notice is to request a second call for public nominations for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) that have members whose terms are scheduled to expire or have expired. 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. DATES: All nominations must be received no later than December 1, 2017. SUMMARY: Nominations and completed applications for RACs should be sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Twinkle Thompson, BLM Communications, 1849 C Street NW., Room 5645, Washington, DC 20240, 202–208–7301. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) 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 (43 U.S.C. 1739) 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, the 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, ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 of the State in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographic area of the RAC. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. The following must accompany all nominations: —Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations; —A completed RAC application; 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. Before including any address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in the application, nominees should be aware this information may be made publicly available at any time. While the nominee can ask to withhold the personal identifying information from public review, BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. Nominations and completed applications for RACs should be sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed below: Alaska Alaska RAC Lesli Ellis-Wouters, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, AK 99513, 907–271–4418. California California Desert District Advisory Council Steve Razo, BLM California Desert District, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553, 951– 697–5217. E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 210 / Wednesday, November 1, 2017 / Notices Northern California RAC Utah Jeff Fontana, BLM Northern California District, 2550 Riverside Drive, Susanville, CA 96130, 530–252–5332. Utah RAC Lola Bird, BLM Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, 801–539–4033. Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee Serena Baker, BLM Central California District Office, 5152 Hillsdale Circle, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762, 916–941–3146. Idaho Boise District RAC Michael Williamson, BLM Boise District Office, 3948 South Development Avenue, Boise, ID 83705, 208–384– 3393. Montana and Dakotas Central Montana RAC Jonathan Moor, BLM Lewistown Field Office, 920 Northeast Main Street, Lewistown, MT 59457, 406–538–1943. Wyoming RAC Kristen Lenhardt, BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003, 307–775–6015. Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1. John F. Ruhs, Acting Deputy Director. BILLING CODE 4310–84–P Mark Jacobsen, BLM Eastern Montana/Dakotas District, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301, 406–233–2800. Eastern Montana RAC Mark Jacobsen, BLM Eastern Montana/Dakotas District, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301, 406–233–2800. Western Montana RAC David Abrams, BLM Butte Field Office, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, MT 59701, 406–533–7617. New Mexico Pecos District RAC Glen Garnand, BLM Pecos District Office, 2909 West Second Street, Roswell, NM 88201, 575–627–0209. Oregon/Washington John Day-Snake RAC Lisa Clark, BLM Prineville District Office, 3050 NE 3rd Street, Prineville, OR 97754, 541–416–6864. Southeast Oregon RAC Larisa Bogardus, BLM Lakeview District Office, 1301 South G Street, Lakeview, OR 97630, 541–947–6237. Southwest Oregon RAC sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Wyoming [FR Doc. 2017–23802 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] Dakotas RAC Christina Breslin, BLM Medford District Office, 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, OR 97504, 541–618–2371. Steens Mountain Advisory Council Tara Thissell, BLM Burns District Office, 28910 Highway 20 West, Hine, OR 97738, 541–573–4519. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee Larry Crutchfield, BLM Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Office, 669 South Highway 89 A, Kanab, UT 84741, 435–644–1209. 18:16 Oct 31, 2017 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0024128: PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, OK National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Museum) at the University of Oklahoma has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: Representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50667 request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History at the address in this notice by December 1, 2017. Dr. Marc Levine, Assistant Curator of Archaeology, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK 73072–7029, telephone (405) 325–1994, email mlevine@ou.edu. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the completion of an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects under the control of the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, OK. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from the following counties in the State of Oklahoma: Beckham, Caddo, Canadian, Cotton, Custer, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Kiowa, Lincoln, McClain, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, and Washita. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003(d)(3) and 43 CFR 10.11(d). The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the museum, institution, or Federal agency that has control of the Native American human remains and associated funerary objects. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. ADDRESSES: Consultation A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie), Oklahoma. History and Description of the Remains In 1978 and 1981, human remains representing, at minimum, 5 individuals were removed from the Devils Canyon site (34Ki0001) in Kiowa County, OK. The site was first surveyed and recorded by David J. Werner of the University of Oklahoma in 1947, and later resurveyed in 1978 by Richard Drass of the Oklahoma Archeological Survey. Additional materials from the site were donated to the Museum by landowner Bernice Winters in 1978 and 1981. Individuals 1 and 2 are commingled fragmentary remains of adults of E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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2017 Second National Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory 
Councils and Other BLM Land Management Advisory Committees

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this Notice is to request a second call for 
public nominations for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource 
Advisory Councils (RAC) that have members whose terms are scheduled to 
expire or have expired. 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.

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than December 1, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Nominations and completed applications for RACs should be 
sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Twinkle Thompson, BLM Communications, 
1849 C Street NW., Room 5645, Washington, DC 20240, 202-208-7301.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) 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 (43 U.S.C. 1739) 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, the 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 of the State in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will 
evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and 
knowledge of the geographic area of the RAC. Nominees should 
demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making.
    The following must accompany all nominations:

--Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations;
--A completed RAC application; 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.
    Before including any address, phone number, email address, or other 
personal identifying information in the application, nominees should be 
aware this information may be made publicly available at any time. 
While the nominee can ask to withhold the personal identifying 
information from public review, BLM cannot guarantee that it will be 
able to do so.
    Nominations and completed applications for RACs should be sent to 
the appropriate BLM offices listed below:

Alaska

Alaska RAC

    Lesli Ellis-Wouters, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, 
#13, Anchorage, AK 99513, 907-271-4418.

California

California Desert District Advisory Council

    Steve Razo, BLM California Desert District, 22835 Calle San Juan De 
Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553, 951-697-5217.

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Northern California RAC

    Jeff Fontana, BLM Northern California District, 2550 Riverside 
Drive, Susanville, CA 96130, 530-252-5332.

Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee

    Serena Baker, BLM Central California District Office, 5152 
Hillsdale Circle, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762, 916-941-3146.

Idaho

Boise District RAC

    Michael Williamson, BLM Boise District Office, 3948 South 
Development Avenue, Boise, ID 83705, 208-384-3393.

Montana and Dakotas

Central Montana RAC

    Jonathan Moor, BLM Lewistown Field Office, 920 Northeast Main 
Street, Lewistown, MT 59457, 406-538-1943.

Dakotas RAC

    Mark Jacobsen, BLM Eastern Montana/Dakotas District, 111 Garryowen 
Road, Miles City, MT 59301, 406-233-2800.

Eastern Montana RAC

    Mark Jacobsen, BLM Eastern Montana/Dakotas District, 111 Garryowen 
Road, Miles City, MT 59301, 406-233-2800.

Western Montana RAC

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

New Mexico

Pecos District RAC

    Glen Garnand, BLM Pecos District Office, 2909 West Second Street, 
Roswell, NM 88201, 575-627-0209.

Oregon/Washington

John Day-Snake RAC

    Lisa Clark, BLM Prineville District Office, 3050 NE 3rd Street, 
Prineville, OR 97754, 541-416-6864.

Southeast Oregon RAC

    Larisa Bogardus, BLM Lakeview District Office, 1301 South G Street, 
Lakeview, OR 97630, 541-947-6237.

Southwest Oregon RAC

    Christina Breslin, BLM Medford District Office, 3040 Biddle Road, 
Medford, OR 97504, 541-618-2371.

Steens Mountain Advisory Council

    Tara Thissell, BLM Burns District Office, 28910 Highway 20 West, 
Hine, OR 97738, 541-573-4519.

Utah

Utah RAC

    Lola Bird, BLM Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, 
Salt Lake City, UT 84101, 801-539-4033.

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee

    Larry Crutchfield, BLM Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument 
Office, 669 South Highway 89 A, Kanab, UT 84741, 435-644-1209.

Wyoming

Wyoming RAC

    Kristen Lenhardt, BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, 
P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003, 307-775-6015.

    Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-1.

John F. Ruhs,
Acting Deputy Director.
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