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Meeting Notice for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, Burns District.

ACTION:

Meeting Notice for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council.

SUMMARY:

The next Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (SEORAC) meeting is set for 8 a.m., Thursday and Friday, May 10 and 11, at the Holiday Inn Ontario, 1249 Tapadara Avenue.

Agenda items for the 2-day session include updates on transportation planning efforts for Oregon and Washington Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service administered lands; information sharing regarding the Energy Policy Act and energy development projects on public lands in southeast Oregon; and a discussion on juniper management and review of a locally produced video regarding managing juniper in eastern Oregon. Council members will also hear updates from the Designated Federal Officials, give liaison and subgroup reports, develop agenda items for the August meeting, and spend Friday touring the Leslie Gulch area. Any other matters that may reasonably come before the SEORAC may also be addressed.

The public is welcome to attend all portions of the meeting and may contribute during the public comment period at 1 p.m. Those who verbally address the SEORAC during the public comment period are asked to also provide a written statement of their comments or presentation. Unless otherwise approved by the SEORAC Chair, the public comment period will last no longer than 30 minutes, and each speaker may address the SEORAC for a maximum of 5 minutes.

If you have information you would like distributed to SEORAC members, please send it to Tara Martinak at the Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, Oregon 97738, prior to the start of the meeting. If you send information or general correspondence to anyone at the Burns District Office and would like a copy given to the SEORAC, please write “COPY TO SEORAC” on the envelope and enclosed document(s).

The SEORAC consists of 15 members chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Their diverse perspectives are represented in commodity, conservation, and general interests. They provide advice to BLM and Forest Service resource managers regarding management plans and proposed resource actions on public land in southeast Oregon.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Tara Martinak, SEORAC Facilitator, Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, Oregon 97738, (541) 573-4519, or Tara_Martinak@blm.gov.

Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act management regulations (41 CFR 102-3.15(b)), in exceptional circumstances an agency may give less than 15 days notice of committee meeting notices published in the Federal Register. In this case, this notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to scheduling conflicts and difficulty obtaining a secure agenda.

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Dated: May 1, 2007.

Dana R. Shuford,

District Manager.

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[FR Doc. E7-8778 Filed 5-7-07; 8:45 am]

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