More on Wednesday's public meeting:
Here is a link to a BLM website that has downloadable copies of the WEMO environmental documents, so you can educate yourself regarding the issues prior to the public meeting:
This week the BLM is holding public meetings regarding route management in the West Mojave area. The outcome of this will directly affect your access to many collecting areas that you and I hold dear!!
Two public meetings are scheduled:
Tuesday, 9/27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kerr McGee Center at 100 W. California Ave. in Ridgecrest
Thursday, 9/27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn at 2710 Lenwood Road in Barstow
Here is a link to the following announcement:
BLM Announces Intent to Prepare Environmental Document for Motorized Vehicle Management in West Mojave Planning Area
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT AS MANY ROCKHOUNDS AS POSSIBLE ATTEND THESE PUBLIC MEETINGS IF WE WANT TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY. THEY PAY ATTENTIONN TO THE NUMBERS. IT MAY BE INCONVENIENT, BUT THIS IS IMPORTANT!
PLEASE READ THE DOCUMENTS AND PREPARE COMMENTS WITH YOUR CONCERNS AND YOUR SUGGESTIONS, NOT JUST COMPLAINTS.
IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND, SUBMIT YOUR WRITTEN COMMENTS PRIOR TO THE DEADLINE.
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