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US Forest Service seeks applicants for recreation advisory committee

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking nominations to fill four positions on the Southern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee to serve national forests across the Southeast. The committee is tasked with reviewing fee proposals for the forests in 13 southern states and Puerto Rico and recommending fee changes.

Potential nominees must represent the following forest-related interests:

  • Category One:  Five people who represent recreation users, one in each position:  camping, summer motorized, summer non-motorized, wildlife and nature viewing/viewing of interpretive sites and hunting and fishing. The target for recruitment for 2018 is for one committee member to represent camping and one that could represent non-motorized recreation.
  • Category Two:  Three people who represent interest groups that include:  outfitter and guides (two positions), and local environmental groups (one position). The target for recruitment for 2018 is for one committee member to represent local environmental groups.
  • Category Three:  Three people, one in each position:  State tourism official, a person who represents affected local government interests, and a person who represents affected Indian tribes’ issues.  The target for recruitment for 2018 is for one committee member to represent local government.

Completed nomination forms are due by Monday, October 1, 2018.

More information and nomination packets are available at http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r8/recreation/racs or by contacting Caroline Mitchell at 501-321-5318, email, r8_rrac@fs.fed.us





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