Secure Rural School Act/Resource Advisory Committees: The Secure Rural School Act authorizes the use of Resource Advisory Committee (RACs) as a mechanism for local community collaboration with federal land managers in recommending Title II projects on federal lands or that will benefit resources on federal lands. RAC members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture. Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Resource Advisory Committee Individuals are being sought to represent a variety of interests on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Resource Advisory Committee (RAC).
Latest News on the Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Effort
This Record Of Decision(ROD) is the culmination of an unprecedented planning effort in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Interior, BLM to conserve Greater Sage-grouse (GRSG) habitat on National Forest System (NFS) lands that are administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service and BLM-administered lands. The Forest Service, as a cooperating agency with the BLM, has developed a targeted, multi-tiered, collaborative landscape-level conservation strategy. This ROD approves the attached LMP amendments for the GRSG Great Basin planning region for the Curlew National Grassland and the Ashley, Beaverhead-Deerlodge, Boise, Caribou-Targhee, Dixie, Fishlake, Humboldt-Toiyabe, Manti-La Sal, Salmon-Challis, Sawtooth, and Uinta-Wasatch- Cache National Forests.
The American pika is a low-profile mammal that lives at high altitudes. Related to rabbits and hares, these small, big-eyed creatures spend much of the summer preparing for a harsh winter high above the timberline. Starting in mid-September, a DWR biologist will visit an established pika area above Brighton ski resort to check on population growth.