[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 108 (Thursday, June 5, 1997)]
[Page 30877]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-14685]



Bureau of Land Management
[WO-220-1060-00-24 1A]

Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; Notice of Intent To 
Reestablish and Call for Nominations

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of intent to reestablish the Wild Horse and Burro 
Advisory Board and call for nominations.


SUMMARY: This notice is published in accordance with Section 9(a)(2) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). Pursuant to Section 
7 of the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act (Public Law 92-195), 
notice is hereby given that the Secretaries of the Interior and 
Agriculture intend to reestablish the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory 
Board. The public is also being requested to submit nominations for 
membership on the Board.
    Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to 
serve on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. Individuals may also 
nominate themselves for Board membership. All nomination letters should 
include the name, address, profession, relevant biographic data, and 
reference sources for each nominee, and should be sent to the address 
below. Nominations may be made for the following categories of 

Wild horse and burro advocacy group.
Wild horse and burro research (especially genetics and population 
Veterinary medicine (equine science).
Natural resources management (especially rangeland science).
Humane organization.
Wildlife management.
Livestock management.

    The specific category that the nominee will represent should be 
identified in the letter of nomination.

DATES: Nominations should be submitted to the address listed below no 
later than July 7, 1997.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Fox, Bureau of Land Management, LS 
314, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240, telephone (202) 452-
7744. Internet: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Wild Horse and Burro 
Advisory Board will be to advise the Secretary of the Interior, the 
Director of the Bureau of Land Management, the Secretary of 
Agriculture, and the Chief of the Forest Service on matters pertaining 
to management and protection of wild free-roaming horses and burros on 
the Nation's public lands.
    Board membership shall be balanced in terms of categories of 
interest represented. Each member will be a person who, as a result of 
training and experience, has knowledge or special expertise which 
qualifies him or her to provide advice from among the categories of 
interest listed above. Pursuant to Section 7 of the Wild Free-Roaming 
Horse and Burro Act, members of the Board shall not be employees of 
Federal or State Government.
    Members will serve without salary, but will be reimbursed for 
travel and per diem expenses at current rates for Government employees.
    The Board will meet no less than two times annually. Additional 
meetings may be called by the Director, Bureau of Land Management, in 
connection with special needs for advice.

    Dated: May 30, 1997.
Sylvia V. Baca,
Acting Director, Bureau of Land Management.
[FR Doc. 97-14685 Filed 6-4-97; 8:45 am]