A publication of Bureau of Land Management in California
Issue 221 - 3/7/06
WEEK IN NEWS.BYTES:
- Not for educators only:
- Wildlife trivia question of the week: Vote for vole
- Special Status plant of the week
- Outdoor education
- Headlines and highlights: Area 51, public lands acquisitions, Buddha heads, BLM California jobs, more
- Public meetings and planning: Dumont, Modoc, Folsom
- Wild horses and burros
- Meet your advisory council members: Eugene Parham
- Profile: Dexter Dearth
- National and/or Department of the Interior items: Split estate, pesticides
TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Vote for vole
STATUS PLANT OF THE WEEK:
"This class rocks"
(Riverside Press-Enterprise, 3/1/06)
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
seasonal closures on roads, woodcutting areas" (BLM California
news release, 3/2/06)
"Area 51/Victoria Drive (Salmon Creek resources)" (BLM
California issue update, 3/7/06)
snuffs plans for more burns" (Redding Record Searchlight,
"Call for public nominations
of inholding properties for potential purchase by the federal government
in the State of California" (BLM Federal Register Notice)
"Forest for sale"
(Riverside Press-Enterprise, 3/2/06)
openings - BLM California" (USAJOBS website)
eager, but hurdles persist" (San Diego Union Tribune, 3/5/06)
control district looking at new smoke management plan" (Lassen
County News, 2/28/06)
"Tract annex issue
coming to a head" (Los Angeles Daily News, 3/6/06)
"City to analyze what it pays for legal services" (Santa
Clarita Signal, 3/3/06)
"Fire season coming
early to drought-stricken Southwest" (Associated Press in
San Diego Union-Tribune, 3/6/06)
have been found in connection with cow deaths" (Chico Enterprise-Record,
"Cow deaths strike fear in ranchers" (Redding Record
big flap" (Sacramento Bee, 3/4/06)
"Colfax man arrested as authorities probe figurine finds"
(Auburn Journal, 3/1/06)
PUBLIC MEETINGS AND PLANNING
members of Dumont Dunes Technical Review Team" (BLM California
news release, 3/1/06)
"Dumont Dunes Off-Highway Vehicle Area" (BLM California
"BLM hears from
many fronts on how to manage rugged land" (Stockton Record,
"Folsom Field Office homepage" (BLM California website)
"Public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management"
(BLM California website)
Stewardship Committee meets March 15-16 in Cedarville" (BLM
California news release, 2/23/06)
WILD HORSES AND BURROS
"Wild horse and burro adoption returns to Ramona" (BLM California news release, 3/6/06)
"Wild horses and burros available for adoption in Turlock" (BLM California news release, 2/24/06)
"BLM announces availability of proposed plan amendment for managing NPR-2" (BLM California news release, 3/6/06)
"Tribes get grants to study wind power" (Riverside Press-Enterprise, 3/1/06)
"SDG & E: Clean energy a central purpose of Sunrise" (North County Times, 3/2/06)
YOUR ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Eugene Parham...
NATIONAL AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ITEMS
"BLM to hold listening session in Washington on split estate issues" (BLM national news release, 3/2/06)
"A move to ease
pesticide laws" (San Francisco Chronicle, 3/2/06)
longicaudus (long-tailed vole)"
(University of Michigan Museum of Zoology website)
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