- NATIONAL MONUMENTS
IN NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT
MONUMENTS IN NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT
ARRANGEMENTS DURING NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) DECISIONMAKING
AND LAND USE PLANNING"(BLM Instruction Memorandum, 4/19/02)
MAKES PLANS TO MANAGE NATIONAL MONUMENTS" (BLM news release,
VISIT US: Central California Coast
Visiting the Central California Coast this summer? Take a look at the Top 10 Points of Interest managed by our Hollister Field Office.
BOOKSTORE FEATURE: Driving the Pacific Coast of California -- 4th Edition
Speaking of the coast ... the best way to discover the California coast's many treasures is with this book as your trusty companion. Packed with information about thirty-seven communities, this guide is your ticket to everything from relaxing one-day breather to a month long tour of the entire California coast.
STORIES FEATURE OTHER BLM-MANAGED LANDS
"TRONA PINNACLES: OTHERWORLDLY WONDERS" (Seattle Times, 04/21/2002)
These "towering rock formations in the western Mojave Desert are whatever the imagination allows. The unusual spires have served as backdrop to at least 19 movies and TV shows, including Star Trek V and the remake of Planet of the Apes. Note: Getting there isn't easy, and summer temperatures reach 115 degrees.
"THE TRONA PINNACLES" (BLM California Web pages)
"RIVER OF RETURN" (Sacramento News and Review, 04/18/2002)
" The natural habitat along the Cosumnes has sprung back to life. Why? Ecologists are breaking down the levees that have tamed the river and allowing nature to take its course." BLM is a partner in the Cosumnes River Preserve, along with the Nature Conservancy and others.
"COSUMNES RIVER PRESERVE" (BLM California Web page)
WILD HORSES AND BURROS
"WILD HORSES TO GET NEW HOME" (Appeal Democrat, 04/25/2002)
Wild horse and burro adoption this weekend at Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds.
"WILD HORSES AND BURROS HEADED FOR YUBA CITY" (BLM California news release, 04/02/2002)
April 27-28: Upcoming event: Wild horses and burros from the public rangelands of California and Nevada are headed for the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds in Yuba City, where they will be available for public adoption.
"WILD HORSES AND BURROS HEADED FOR STOCKTON" (BLM California news release, 04/17/2002)
May 18-19: Wild horses and burros from the public rangelands of California and Nevada are headed for the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds in Stockton, where they will be available for public adoption.
"HORSE, BURRO ADOPTION SET - BLM HOLDS EVENT TO THIN HERDS" (North County Times, 04/20/2002)
Background on wild horse and burro adoption at Lake Perris Fairgrounds. (This event was held last weekend.)
MIXED GRAVEL MINE REJECTED, NOW IN COURTS
"STATEMENT OF KATHLEEN
CLARKE - HOUSE RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES
OVERSIGHT HEARING ON OIL AND GAS RESOURCE ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY"
(BLM California news release, 04/18/2002)
STATEMENT OF PETE CULP,
(BLM) ASSISTANT DIRECTOR MINERALS ... HR 3258; "REASONABLE RIGHT-OF-WAY
FEES ACT OF 2001" (Department of Interior Web page, 4/23/02)
"BUSH POLICIES HAVE
BEEN GOOD TO ENERGY INDUSTRY"
(New York Times, 4/21/02)
"NEWS BRIEF: CALIFORNIA
ATTORNEY GENERAL OPPOSES MINE ON SACRED QUECHAN SITE" (Yuma Sun,
"WYOMING NATIVE NAMED
TO TOP WASHINGTON JOB" (BLM News Release, 4/19/02)
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