- New grazing rules
- Interactive photo quiz: "Where is this?"
- Meet your Advisory Council members: Ryan Henson
- Profile: Chuck Schultz
- Land use planning: Coachella; bighorn sheep; shooting range
- Bookstore Feature: "Rockhounding California"
- Imperial Sand Dunes: continuing issues
- Mining: Santa Clarita; national
- Headlines and Highlights, including:
- BLM job opening: Public Affairs Specialist for Central California
- Guided bald eagle hikes
- BLM co-sponsors national symposium on Baja California
- ...and more
NEW GRAZING RULES
new grazing rules to help livestock owners" (Associated Press
in San Francisco Chronicle, 12/05/2003)
NOTE: "WILDLIFE TRIVIA OF THE WEEK" and "PHOTO ALBUM" features will return after the holidays.
YOUR ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Ryan Henson
Northwest California Advisory Council member Ryan Henson is a conservation associate with the California Wilderness Coalition and represents national and regional environmental interests on the council. Read more at:
LAND USE PLANNING: Wildlife, recreation
"Group opposes wildlife
program" (Riverside Press-Enterprise, 12/9/2003)
"Conservation plan for county raises protest" (Palm Springs
Desert Sun, 12/9/2003)
"Unveiling a vision: economic prosperity with environmental protection"
(Palm Springs Desert Sun, 12/1/2003)
"County weighs options
for shooting range" (Redding Record-Searchlight, 12/09/2003)
"County manager prepares for cuts" (Redding Record-Searchlight,
"Hike permit plan to
guard sheep" (Palm Springs Desert Sun, 12/9/2003)
"Federal Register Notice: Notice of closure; Restrictions on Use
of Public Lands; California" (on BLM California Web site, 12/4/03)
FEATURE: "Rockhounding California"
"Rockhounding California" describes 75 of the state's best rockhounding sites, and covers the popular and commercial sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide describes how to collect specimens, which includes maps and directions to each site, and lists rockhound clubs around the state.
"Carter gets big increase
for dunes enforcement" (Imperial Valley Press, 12/06/2003)
"Groups crying foul
because of dune closure violations" (Imperial Valley Press, 12/06/2003)
(Riverside Press-Enterprise, 12/04/2003)
Santa Clarita; national
"Air board revises
quarry impact" (Los Angeles Daily News, 12/5/2003)
"One creek as a test
of Western land use" (Christian Science Monitor, 12/9/2003)
BLM Requests Nominations
for the 2004 Reclamation and Sustainable Mineral Development Awards"
(BLM National Office news release, 12/4/2003)
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
BLM job open: Public Affairs
Specialist for Central California
"BLM announces guided
bald eagle viewing hikes" (BLM California news release, 12/09/2003)
BLM co-sponsors national
symposium on Baja California
planned at BLM horse corrals" (BLM California news release, 12/09/2003)
"BLM plans prescribed
fire projects in Day Bench area" (BLM California news release,
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