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Thursday, May 21, 2009

BLM Announces Application Period for Dumont Dunes Subgroup

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) California Desert District Desert Advisory Council (DAC) announces an open application period for membership in its Dumont Dunes subgroup.
Persons interested in serving on the subgroup should meet at least one of the following qualifications pertaining to the Dumont Dunes Recreation Area in northeastern San Bernardino County: be a user, stakeholder, reside in a neighboring community, or qualify by virtue of knowledge of or experience with the Dumont Dunes Recreation Area. Particular expertise desired of subgroup members includes experience with California off-highway vehicle (OHV) interests, Nevada OHV interests, local government, commercial filming, membership in Friends of Dumont Dunes, biological or natural history scientific expertise, or residence in a neighboring community.
All members of the DAC Dumont Dunes subgroup serve three-year terms without salary and meet at least three times per year. Only members of subgroups who are also members of the DAC may be reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses when on subgroup business. All members of the subgroup will be required to disclose any direct or indirect interest in leases, licenses, permits, contracts, or claims that involve lands or resources administered by the BLM, or in any litigation related thereto. No subgroup member will participate in any matter in which the member has a direct interest.
Selection and appointment of subgroup members is by the DAC with the concurrence of the designated federal official.
Persons wishing to apply for consideration as a member of the Dumont Dunes subgroup of the DAC should submit their application to Roxie Trost, BLM Barstow Field Office manager, no later than June 1, 2009. The application is available on the following web link: or by special request at 760-252-6000.
For further information, contact the Barstow Field Office at: 760-252-6000


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