Saguache-Upper Rio Grande RAC to meet

MONTE VISTA – The Saguache-Upper Rio Grande Resource Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, August 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative conference room located at 3625 West U.S. Highway 160, Monte Vista.

The purpose of the meetings is to review and recommend project proposals funded through Title II of the Secure Rural Schools Act for the Rio Grande, San Juan and Gunnison National Forests and nearby lands within Conejos, Rio Grande, Hinsdale, and Saguache Counties. Title II funds are used to enhance forest ecosystems, and restore and improve land health and water quality on national forests and nearby lands.

A link to the Saguache-Upper Rio Grande RAC may be found in the Quick Links box located on the Rio Grande National Forest website at For more information about the committee or the meeting, contact Mike Blakeman, RAC coordinator, at 719-852-6212.