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BNF seeking advisory committee members

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn National Forest is seeking individuals to fill openings on the Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee.

The committee recommends projects and funding to improve forest health, watersheds, roads and facilities on or adjacent to the Bighorn National Forest.

Committee members will be appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture and must represent varied interests and areas of expertise. Members serve four-year terms. The Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee meets once or twice a year.

Some duties include proposing and reviewing projects, providing coordination with the Forest Service, providing opportunities for the public to participate in the development of projects, monitoring project implementation and recommending changes to projects.

Any Wyoming resident interested in serving on the committee must complete an application, including information that will be used for a required background check. Applications are available online at http://1.usa.gov/1sK3qqY and at BNF offices in Buffalo, Lovell and Sheridan.

For more information, contact Christopher D. Jones, Resource Advisory Committee coordinator, at 674-2627 or christopherdjones@fs.fed.us.

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