[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 134 (Thursday, July 11, 1996)]
[Pages 36563-36564]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-17641]



New Mexico Resource Advisory Council Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Council Meeting.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), 5 U.S.C. 
Appendix 1, The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management 
(BLM), announces the meeting of the New Mexico Resource Advisory 
Council (RAC). The meeting will be held on August 1 and 2, 1996 at the 
Best Western Inn and Suites, 700 Scott Avenue, Farmington. In addition 
on August 3, 1996 there is an attendance optional field tour in the 
Farmington area for RAC members. The two day agenda for the RAC meeting 
includes a discussion of the results of scoping meetings on the New 
Mexico RAC Draft Standards for Rangeland Health and Guidelines for 
Livestock Grazing (S&G), development of revisions to the S&G as needed, 
a time for the public to address the RAC and selection of the location 
and date for the next RAC meeting. The meeting is open to the public. 
The time for the public to address the RAC is on the first day, August 
1, 1996, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The RAC may reduce or extend the 
end time of 5:00 p.m. depending on the number of people wishing to 
address the RAC and the length of time available. The length of time 
available for each person to address the RAC will be established at the 
start of the public comment period and will depend on how many people

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there are that wish to address the RAC. At the completion of the public 
comments the RAC may continue discussion on its Agenda items.

DATES: The RAC will meet on Thursday, August 1, 1996 from 8:30 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m. and on Friday, August 2, 1996, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
The public may address the RAC during the public comment period on 
August 1, 1996 starting at 3:00 p.m.

 Bob Armstrong, New Mexico State Office, Policy and Planning Team, 
Bureau of Land Management, 1474 Rodeo Road, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, 
New Mexico 87502-0115, telephone (505) 438-7436.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The purpose of the Resource Advisory 
Council is to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on 
a variety of planning and management issues associated with the 
management of public lands. The Council's responsibilities include 
providing advice on long-range planning, establishing resource 
management priorities and assisting the BLM to identify State and 
regional standards for rangeland health and guidelines for grazing 

    Dated: July 5, 1996.
William C. Calkins,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 96-17641 Filed 7-10-96; 8:45 am]