The Goose Fire is seen burning on Aug. 4, 2022 in the Yukon Flats area of northeast Alaska, about 41 miles east of Fort Yukon.
The Goose Fire is seen burning on Aug. 4, 2022 in the Yukon Flats area of northeast Alaska, about 41 miles east of Fort Yukon. Photo by John Lyons/BLM Alaska Fire Service

A meeting of the federal Bureau of Land Management’s Alaska Resource Advisory Council, open for in-person and virtual participation, is set to be held on Nov. 29 at the BLM’s Alaska State Office in downtown Anchorage. 

The Alaska RAC serves in an advisory capacity concerning issues relating to land use planning and the management of public land resources located within the state. Members represent a variety of interests reflective of the Bureau’s multiple-use mission and Alaska’s diverse population.  

Members will meet to collaborate with each other and make recommendations to the BLM Alaska state director Steve Cohn. 

Planned agenda items include Areas of Critical Environmental Concern, regulatory updates, land transfers, recreation projects, youth and hiring initiatives, and cooperative efforts. Public comment will be accepted at 1:50 p.m. Alaska Time.  

The public may attend the meeting by phone at 833-568-8864, the meeting ID is 161 954 8120.   

Depending on the number of people wishing to comment and the time available, individual verbal comments may be time limited. Written comments to address the council may be sent in advance   

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by mail to Melinda Bolton, RAC Coordinator, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 W. 7th Ave. Mailstop #13, Anchorage AK, 99513-7504; or by email to [email protected] with the subject line “BLM AK RAC Meeting.”   

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