Bureau of Land Management Hosting Publc Meetings on Draft Management Plan

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT IS HOSTING A SERIES OF MEETINGS THIS WEEK TO DISCUSS ITS DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE MANAGEMENT PLAN COVERS MORE THAN TWO MILLION ACRES OF PUBLIC LAND IN EDDY, LEA AND PART OF CHAVES COUNTIES. ONCE FINALIZED, THE PLAN WILL GUIDE THE USE OF RESOURCES ACROSS THE REGION, INCLUDING OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT, LIVESTOCK, WILDLIFE, WATER, CULTURAL RESOURCES, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION AREAS. THERE’S A MEETING TOMORROW FROM 12-30 TO 3 AT THE CENTRAL VALLEY ELECTRIC COPPERATIVE IN ARTESIA. FROM 5-30 TO 8, BLM OFFICIALS WILL BE AT THE HOLIDAY INN IN ROSWELL. THE MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.