BLM’s council meets Aug. 18

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RBC I The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council will meet Aug. 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 300 S. Highway 13, in Craig. The meeting is open to the public, with public comment periods scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Agenda topics include: White-Nose Syndrome/cave management options, recreation fees evaluation process for BLM RACs, federal oil and gas unitization overview, Piceance-East Douglas wild horse gather plan and environmental assessment, and field manager updates.The Northwest Colorado RAC meets quarterly in northwestern Colorado. It is one of several citizen advisory councils to BLM Colorado. Its 15 members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior and represent a broad range of public land interests, including environmental, local government, wild horse and burro, and commercial activity. The Northwest RAC advises the BLM Colorado Northwest District, which includes the Grand Junction, White River, Little Snake, Kremmling and Colorado River Valley BLM field offices.For more information on Colorado RACs, go to and select resources, then resource advisory councils.