Public Lands Council Annual Meeting & 50th Anniversary Celebration Headed for Utah


Public Lands Council Annual Meeting & 50th Anniversary Celebration

September 26-29, 2018

Canyons Village Resort

Park City, Utah

Wednesday, Sept 26

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.              Endowment Trust Board Meeting                                          Kokopelli Parlor II           

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.            Lunch                                                                                      The Cabin I

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.              Welcome BBQ                                                                       Umbrella Bar


Thursday, Sept 27

6:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.              Registration                                                                             Ballroom Lobby

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.              Breakfast & Welcome                                                             Kokopelli Parlor I – II        

                                                            Ethan Lane, Public Lands Council Executive Director

                                                            Dave Eliason, Public Lands Council President

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.              Creating a Record: Modern Management & Reporting         Kokopelli Parlor I – II

                                                            Joe Tague, Bureau of Land Management

                                                            Tim Griffith, Natural Resource Conservation Service

                                                            Jeff Herrick, Land PKS

                                                            Colin Dovichin, BLM

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.         

The Business of Opposition: Dealing with Anti Multiple-Use Groups Around the West

Kokopelli Parlor I – II

                                                            Jaclyn Roberts, Public Lands Council Specialty Communications

                                                            Danielle Beck, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

                                                            J.J. Goicoechea, Nevada State Veterinarian

                                                          Karen Budd-Falen, Falen Law Offices

                                                          Redge Johnson, Office of Governor Gary Herbert

10: 45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.         Mid-Morning Break                                                                Ballroom Lobby

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.          Managing Risk in the West: AgRisk & WSR                        Kokopelli Parlor I – II

                                                            Aaron Tattersall, AgRisk Advisors

                                                            Jim Vann, WSR Insurance                 

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.          NRCS: Update                                                                        Kokopelli Parlor I – II

                                                            Tim Griffith, Natural Resource Conservation Service

                                                            Dave Naugle, University of Montana Wildlife Biologist

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.            Awards Luncheon                                                                   Kokopelli Parlor I – II

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.              Washington Behind the Scenes: Fireside Chat                      Kokopelli Parlor I – II

                                                            Ethan Lane, Executive Director Public Lands Council

                                                            Deputy Director Brian Steed, Bureau of Land Management

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.              A Look at the Past 50 Years                                                   Kokopelli Parlor I – II

                                                            Jim Magagna, PLC President (1989-1990)

                                                            John Falen, PLC President (2010 – 2012)

                                                            K.L. Bliss, PLC President (2002 – 2004)

                                                            Truman Julian, PLC President (1994-1995)

                                                            Dave Eliason, PLC President (2016-2018)

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.              Let’s Talk Horses with Laura                                                 Kokopelli Parlor I – II

Laura Snell, County Director and Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.              Outcome Based Grazing: Exploring Opportunities & Program Success

                                                            Dave Naugle, University of Montana Wildlife Biologist

                                                            Tim Griffith, Natural Resource Conservation Service

                                                            Barry Perryman, University of Nevada – Reno

                                                            Niels Hansen, Secretary/Treasurer Public Lands Council

4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.              Department of Interior: Update                                              Kokopelli Parlor I – II

                                                            Aurelia Skipwith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and Parks

5:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.              Cocktail Hour with AgRisk & WSR Insurance                      Umbrella Bar



Friday, Sept 28

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.              Breakfast                                                                                 Kokopelli Parlor I – II

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.              Washington Behind the Scenes: Fireside Chat                       Kokopelli Parlor I – II

                                                            Ethan Lane, Executive Director Public Lands Council

                                                            Chief Victoria Christiansen, U.S. Forest Service

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                        Committee Breakouts

            BLM                                                                                                                           Arrowhead

            Forest Service                                                                                                                         Painted Horse

            Wildlife & Conservation                                                                                            White Pine: Parlor I

            Communications                                                                                                         White Pine: Parlor II

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                      PLC Board Meeting                                                   Kokopelli Parlor III

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.                        Lunch                                                                          Kokopelli Parlor I

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.                          Understanding the Political Climate: Western Issues in the District

                                                                        Ethan Lane, Executive Director Public Lands Council

1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                          PLC Business Meeting                                               Kokopelli Parlor III

4:45 p.m                                              Gather at Gondola for President’s Banquet

5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.                          PLC President’s Banquet Reception                          Upper Lodge Deck

6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.                        PLC President’s Banquet & Band                              Upper Pine Lodge


Saturday, Sept 29

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.                          PLC Ranch Tour

                                                                        Rowdy Fitzgerald’s Allotment

                                                                        John Blassard’s Allotment

                                                                        Steve Osguthorpe’s Allotment

                                                                        Lunch at Billy Blanco’s

·         Please meet in the lobby of the Grand Summit Hotel at 7:45 a.m.

 *The Northern Ag Network's Russell Nemetz and Lane Nordlund will both be attending the meeting.

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