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 Arizona Resource Advisory Council DOI 8bac3d7f-c6aa-4df6-b445-2b625844327e [2051]: http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/res/rac.3.html Department of the Interior [15]: http://www.doi.gov Sponsoring Agency Beneficiary Elizabeth Buchroeder (Webb) Community Volunteer/Activist; President:, Empire-Fagan Coalition Committee Member Representative Performer Glendon Collins Retire BLM and Arizona State Land Department Manager (Dispersed Recreation) Committee Member Representative Performer Eric Gorsegner Associate Director, Sonoran Institute Committee Member Representative Performer Larry Howery University of Arizona Professor, Rangeland Extension Specialist Committee Member Representative Performer Thomas (Ty) L. Kelly Federal Grazing Permittee Committee Member Representative Performer Richard Lunt Greenlee County Supervisor (Elected Official) Committee Member Representative Performer Norman Anthony Perry Independent Finance Consultant - Friends of the Agua Fria River Basin Committee Member Representative Performer Maggie Sacher Business Owner, Lees Ferry Lodge and Vermilion Cliffs Bar & Grille Committee Member Representative Performer Laura Sagerman Environmental Planner - UniSource Energy/Tucson Power Company Committee Member Representative Performer Steve A. Saway Retired Dept. of Defense Civilian (Off-Highway Vehicle Interest) Committee Member Representative Performer Lawrence F Snead (Retired) Executive Director, Arizona Trail Association Committee Member Representative Performer Carl E. Taylor Coconino County Supervisor, District #1 Committee Member Representative Performer Frances Watson Werner Homemaker/Activist (Dispersed Recreation) Committee Member Representative Performer Not Available f0628d25-4596-4c0c-be48-984dfbd598d2 The Arizona Resource Advisory Council is a collaborative partner with the Bureau of Land Management to provide advice on its mutliple use resource programs on public lands from a stakeholder, environmental, and industry perspective. The RAC is very involved in helping the BLM meet its strategic goals of resource protection, resource use, recreation, and serving communities. The RAC has contributed its leadership and expertise in several priority areas of BLM-Arizona's public land management, including the implementation of the Standards for Rangeland Health and Guidelines for Livestock Grazing Administration, developing land use and travel management planning, promoting recreational opportunities, and providing advice on access and off-highway vehicle use issues and resolutions, and providing advice on BLM-Arizona strategies for renewable energy development, water, the National Landscape Conservation System, and border security. 20b05dad-df67-41a5-859a-7f017b1832ba Recommandations Not Available 5e01db06-95ef-417d-b7ba-f1f943444ab4 Make, Accept, Implement f65fb04d-bf2d-423f-9b8c-0adffa29df7a 80274026-faa6-4523-bab3-a7a6397a186b Recommendations Made Number Arizona Resource Advisory Council Department of the Interior Unspecified n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 The RAC provided 7 formal recommendations to BLM in FY 2011, including land use planning comments on the Ironwood Forest National Monument Proposed Resource Management Plan and the Lower Sonoran Field Office and Sonoran Desert National Monument Draft Resource Management Plan, and recommendations for one fee proposal for Region 3 of the U.S. Forest Service recreation fee site in Arizona. They also provided recommendations to the BLM on Public Involvement Protocol for Travel Management Plans. In addition, the RAC has made recommendations on mitigation measures and issue identification on what the BLM should consider in its development of a renewable energy footprint on BLM-Arizona public lands and its nexus with water resources. Also, the RAC provided recommendations on alternative development for the Northern Arizona Proposed Withdrawal Environmental Impact Statement. 21 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 93c4fa7f-c3de-4f4a-90bb-7055651c4da5 Recommendations Fully Accepted Percentage Arizona 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 All of the RAC's recommendations have been considered by BLM management, especially in the development of the range of alternatives for the on-going planning efforts and the RAC protocol to evaluate the recreation fee sites for the BLM and the U.S. Forest Service. In addition, the BLM has utilized the RAC's recommendations to modify or augment its Arizona strategies for water, renewable resources, the National Landscape Conservation System, border secuity, tribal relations, and recreation management. 100 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 29166143-6d15-4f4d-bc88-ba8951269292 Recommendations Partially Accepted Percentage Arizona 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 0 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.