Notice of Extension of the Call for Nominations for the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (NCA) Advisory Council
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is extending the call for nominations for ten membership positions on the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council. The original notice calling for nominations published in the Federal Register on September 14, 2005 [70 FR 54403]. The original deadline for the call for nominations was October 14, 2005. The purpose of this notice is to extend the nomination period until October 31, 2005. The Council advises the Secretary and the BLM on resource management issues associated with the McInnis Canyons NCA and Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Correction of Public Land Order No. 6619; Opportunity for Public Meeting; Wisconsin
As required by 43 CFR 2310.3-1, notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to extend Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6619 for an additional 20-year period. This order withdrew 4,107 acres of public land in Juneau County, Wisconsin, from surface entry and reserved the land for use by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to manage in conjunction with the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting. This notice also corrects an error in the legal description published in the Federal Register on July 25, 1986 (51 FR 26687).
Emergency Closure of Public Lands: Harney County, OR
Notice is hereby given that certain public lands are temporarily closed to public use for the purpose of discharge of firearms, from September 1, 2005 to August 31, 2006. The authorized BLM officer has determined that shooting within one-quarter mile of Frenchglen, Oregon, may be a safety hazard to the residents. During the closure period, BLM will prepare National Environmental Policy Act documentation to consider a permanent closure. The closed area occurs on BLM land around Frenchglen, Oregon, in Willamette Meridian, T. 32 S., R. 32 E., Section 02, Lots 3 and 4 east of the 115 kV power transmission line OR-012617, S\1/2\NW\1/4\ east of the 115kV power transmission line OR-012617, N\1/2\SW\1/4\ north of Hwy 205, E\1/2\SW\1/4\ east of Elbow Springs Road, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\ east of Elbow Springs Road. Closure signs will be posted at main entry points to the area and along the boundary as necessary. Maps of the closure area and information may be obtained from the BLM Burns District Office and at various locations in Burns, Hines, and Frenchglen.
Notice of Initiation of the Nomination and Selection Process for the Pinedale Anticline Working Group, Sublette County, WY
On August 15, 2002, the Secretary of the Interior signed the Charter to establish the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG). Several interest groups, governmental agencies, and local interests are represented on the PAWG. Individuals or groups interested in completing the remainder of the 2-year membership term of the PAWG should submit the specified information within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Nominations and supporting documentation should be sent to: Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale Field Office, ATTN: Mike Stiewig, PAWG Coordinator, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941.
Meeting Notice for National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board
The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board will meet December 6, 2005, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (PST) at the Best Western Sunridge Inn, One Sunridge Way, Baker City, Oregon. Meeting topics will include a Center Update, Marketing, and other topics as may come before the board. The meeting is open to the public. Public comment is scheduled for 10 to 10:15 a.m.