FACA Committee Purpose & Justification The information in this plan was imported from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) database and transformed into StratML Part 1, Strategic Plan, format. Fiscal Year:2011 Committee Type: Non Scientific Program Advisory Board Southwest Resource Advisory Council DOI ca17db98-8230-471c-add8-dd95b809e6fe [2042]: http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/BLM_Resources/racs/swrac.html Department of the Interior [15]: http://www.doi.gov Sponsoring Agency Beneficiary James Cochran Gunnison Sage Grouse Conservation Coordinator for Gunnison County Committee Member Representative Performer Kenneth Emory Retired; as BLM RAC member, appointed to Forest Service Recreation RAC Committee Member Representative Performer Andrew Gulliford PhD Fort Lewis College professor Committee Member Representative Performer Anthony Gurzick Wildlife Manager, Colorado Division of Wildlife Committee Member Representative Performer Barbara Hawke Dolores River Basin Wildlands Coordinator, The Wilderness Society Committee Member Representative Performer William Heaton Rancher Committee Member Representative Performer Gerald Koppenhafer Veterinarian, rancher Committee Member Representative Performer Thomas McGee Retired Committee Member Representative Performer Daniel Morse Public Lands Dir. of High Country Citizens' Alliance Committee Member Representative Performer Peter Mueller Project Manager, The Nature Conservancy Committee Member Representative Performer Lynn Padgett Ouray County Commissioner Committee Member Representative Performer Andrea Robinsong Conservationist Committee Member Representative Performer Eric Sanford SG Interests Committee Member Representative Performer Kathleen Welt Environmental Engineer III, Mountain Coal Company Committee Member Representative Performer Wallace L. White County Commissioner/rancher Committee Member Representative Performer Not Available f33c65f2-2321-4e3e-a17e-4ab2cfdc3a02 The Southwest RAC supports the BLM in a number of ways. The RAC proposed new guidelines for the new camping rules that have resulted in public concern. The RAC provided input into the resource management plan for the Uncompahgre Field Office. Through these actions, the RAC supports the BLM's mission and effective public land management goals. b4f1605c-f63c-480c-8398-44e0176da06f Recommandations Not Available 742ff187-a28d-412c-aac3-73a1c5dd5209 Make, Accept, Implement 81a38932-36e6-4c34-8316-6e587beae109 5f7d2a35-384c-40fe-9c64-6b74e2011c6f Recommendations Made Number Southwest Resource Advisory Council Department of the Interior Unspecified n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 The RAC provided three recommendations in FY 2011. The RAC resolved to take on the role of reviewing recreation fee proposals under the Federal Land Recreation Enhancement Act. The RAC recommended, through a unanimous motion concerning the new camping rules published in the June 10, 2010, Federal Register Notice, to maintain the 14-day use limit and change the existing rules from 30 miles to 10 road miles and give the Field Office Managers the ability to write exceptions as needed. The RAC unanimously approved the Sub-RAC's alternative recommendation for the Uncompahgre Field Office Resource Management Plan (RMP) pertaining Wild and Scenic Rivers. 77 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 bb1a4561-de1d-4a94-bf40-f43ce1ed06bc Recommendations Fully Accepted Percentage Southwest Resource Advisory Council Department of the Interior For a variety of its own reasons not applicable to the Committee, the agency may implement all/most of the recommendations, but few times recommendations are not implemented. n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 The RAC resolved to take on the role of reviewing recreation fee proposals under the Federal Land Recreation Enhancement Act. Secretary of Agriculture. The RAC’s ability to take on the role of the RRAC will enable the RAC to make decisions regarding fee proposals that have been table since 2009. In August 2011, the RAC members underwent the mandatory RRAC training, and can fulfill the duties of the RRAC. 50 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 3256b6f4-90c1-4f09-ac62-ffb386d5e631 Recommendations Partially Accepted Percentage Southwest Resource Advisory Council Department of the Interior There are sometimes a few proposals which were not funded in their entirety, those few being scaled back from their original level of requested funding (allowable under the program). n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 The RAC recommended, through a unanimous motion concerning the new camping rules published in the June 10, 2010, Federal Register Notice, to maintain the 14-day use limit and change the existing rules from 30 miles to 10 road miles and give the Field Office Managers the ability to write exceptions as needed. This recommendation was submitted to the BLM Colorado State Director and it is waiting for a formal review. A subgroup developed an alternative for the Uncompahgre Field Office Resource Management Plan (RMP) pertaining Wild and Scenic Rivers. The RAC unanimously approved the subgroup's alternative recommendation, thus providing further guidance into the RMP process. The RAC also provides a number of informal recommendations each year, which are frequently implemented by individual field managers without reporting back to the RAC. 50 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 2013-07-09 http://explore.data.gov/resource/datasets/c5i3-bb9j Gannon (J.) Dick gannon_dick@yahoo.com Submit error.