Forest Service to Create Five New Rec RACs and Share BLM's in Eight States

Washington, DC - (September 22, 2006) A new public advisory committee structure has been announced by the USDA Forest Service and the Department of the Interior. Required by the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, Recreation Resource Advisory Committees must be established in each state or region to advise on the recreation fee program. The structure agreed to provides for the agencies to share existing Bureau of Land Management RACs in eight states and to establish five new Recreation RACs across the nation. To read the Forest Service's news release, click here.