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10/14/2016 14:55:55 MDT
How to get Involved 
Upcoming Public Engagement Events:
Upcoming Public Engagement Events (more details in the text below)
Event Date/Time Location
Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention 10/21/2016, 9am-12pm Fairbanks, Carlson Center
Alaska Miners Association Biennial Convention 11/8/2016

Anchorage, Denai'ina Center

BIA Tribal Providers Conference
(TBD for potential BLM involvement)

11/29-12/2, 2016 Anchorage, Denai'ina Center
Alaska Forum on the Environment Feb. 6-10, 2017 Anchorage, Denai'ina Center

The BLM will have a listening session during the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention in Fairbanks on Oct. 21, 2016, 9am-12pm. Please stop by to talk with BLM staff!

The BLM will attend the Alaska Miners Association Biennial Convention on Nov. 8. 2016 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage. BLM staff will provide information on the BSWI RMP planning process and answer questions.

In the past, the BLM has offered presentations at the BIA Tribal Providers Conference, including at the 2015 conference. The 2016 BIA Tribal Provider's Conference was initially cancelled, but has been reinstated for Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2016 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage. Check back for more details on this conference!

The BLM will offer an exhibit at the 2017 Alaska Forum on the Environment, to be held Feb. 6-10 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage. The staffed BLM exhibit will offer news and information about land use planning, BLM careers and more. Stop by if you plan to attend!

Recent Public Engagement Activities
The BLM shared information at the 2015 BIA Tribal Providers Conference, 2016 Forum on the Environment, 2016 Alaska Miners Association Convention, and at annual meetings for the Big Game Commercial Services Board, Alaska Professional Hunters Association, and the Alaska Board of Game. The State of Alaska Senate Natural Resources Committeee also requested a briefing on the BSWI RMP.

The BLM visited communities in the BSWI planning area February - May 2015 to present Preliminary Alternatives for the RMP and invite comments. You may view all public comments received during the Preliminary Alternatives Outreach Period by visiting the Documents & Reports webpage.

Meetings were announced in the local media and on this website. Please use the Meetings link at left for future meeting schedules. If your community would like to participate during future public meeting opportunities, please contact the BLM.

Public involvement is an integral component of the BSWI planning process. Throughout this process, stakeholders and residents will have many opportunities to participate and share insights and comments. Many steps in the RMP process include specific opportunities for your involvement. However, the BLM welcomes your comments and suggestions at any time during the planning process.

To receive future notifications and information, please send an e-mail to BSWI_RMP_Comment@blm.gov and let us know your preferred method of contact (regular mail or e-mail).