A publication of Bureau of Land Management in California
Issue 216 - 1/31/06
- Not for educators only:
- Wildlife trivia question of the week: Bats on the move?
- Special Status plant of the week
- Land use planning: Desert, coast
- Energy: Powerlines, oil and gas sale, wind energy
- Meet your advisory council members: Lee Chauvet
- Profile: Anne Halford
- Headlines and highlights: Hiring weed warriors, Owens Valley water, Fort Irwin expansion, more
NOT FOR EDUCATORS ONLY:
Also see this issue of News.bytes online at:
WILDLIFE TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Bats on the move?
STATUS PLANT OF THE WEEK: Owens Valley Checker-Mallow...
LAND USE PLANNING
"Fort Irwin expansion
moves forward" (Barstow Desert Dispatch, 1/31/06)
"Fort Irwin expansion" (BLM California issue update,
"Tortoise plan crawling toward finish line" (San
Bernardino County Sun, 1/30/06)
"Trinidad could be
a part of statewide coastline project" (Eureka Times-Standard,
"California Coastal National Monument" (BLM California website)
"BLM oil and gas lease
sale scheduled for March 15, 2006) (BLM California news release, 1/31/06)
"Proposed power line
generates lots of heat" (San Diego Union-Tribune, 1/29/06) "Like
the proverbial line drawn in the sand, San Diego Gas & Electric's
proposal to build a new electricity transmission line from Imperial County
through the heart of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and across rural areas
of North County has sparked an immediate and heated debate." BLM
would be involved in permits for rights-of-way for parts of the "Sunrise
"Residents concerned with power route" (San Diego Union-Tribune,
"IID in race against rival for power" (Imperial Valley Press,
"Kennedy: Green Path could be Valleys salvation" (Imperial
Valley Press, 1/27/06)
"BLM approves proposed
LADWP energy development project" (BLM California news release,
YOUR ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Lee
PROFILE: Anne Halford...
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
"BLM hiring summer
'Weed Warriors' and park ranger" (BLM California news release,
"Current job openings - BLM California" (USAJOBS website)
"L.A. gets feet wet
with river project" (Inyo Register, 1/30/06)
"New LA water honcho eyes better relations with Inyo Co."
(Inyo Register, 1/20/06)
"Bishop Field Office" (BLM California website)
"BLM Citizen Advisory
Council Will Meet in Weaverville" (BLM California news release,
"BLM district advisory
council to meet in El Centro"
(BLM California news release, 1/31/06)
"A song for Trinidad
Head stirs meeting" (Eureka Times-Standard, 1/26/06)
(Riverside Press-Enterprise, 1/28/06)
WILDLIFE TRIVIA - Answer
RELATED: "Macrotus californicus (California leaf-nosed bat)" (University of Michigan, Animal Diversity website)
California leaf-nosed bats are distinguished by their leaf-like noses and large ears. A close-up photo can be found on a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website:
- If your e-mail program does not allow you to click on the above links to visit that Web page, copy and paste the URL into your browser's "Location" or "Address" bar.
- Some publications remove news stories from the Web soon after publication. If you plan to keep a story, you should print a copy or save the Web page to your computer.
DISCLAIMER: By linking to Web sites, the BLM does not imply endorsement of those sites, or of products or advertisements on those sites.
News.bytes published by
Bureau of Land Management
California State Office
2800 Cottage Way, Suite W-1834
Sacramento, Ca 95825
We appreciate feedback. Send comments to the News.bytes team at:
To subscribe to News.bytes, send an e-mail to:
mailto:Join-Newsbytes@List.ca.blm.gov OR visit our News.bytes subscription page at: http://www.ca.blm.gov/caso/getnewsbytes.html.