The Bureau of Land Management's California Desert District is looking for nominations from the public for five members of its California Desert Advisory Council.

The council's 15 members provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on the management of more than 10-million acres of public land in eight counties in Southern California. The California Desert District has positions open in three categories. Category One is representatives of organizations associated with energy/mineral development ; federal grazing permit holders . the timber industry , transportation or rights-of-way , off-highway vehicle users and commercial and developed outdoor recreation. Category Two includes representatives of archeological and historic organizations ; dispersed recreation users ; wild horse and burro organizations ; and nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations. Category Three includes representatives of state , county , or local elected office ; Indian tribes located within or adjacent to the area for which the Council is organized ; academicians employed in natural resource management or natural sciences ; employees of a state agency responsible for management of natural resources ; and the public at large.

Nominations will be open until June 14, 2019.