A publication of Bureau of Land Management in California
Issue 228 - 4/26/06
THIS WEEK IN NEWS.BYTES:
- Not for educators only:
- Wildlife trivia question of the week: At least?
- Special Status plant of the week
- Earth Day and environmental education
- Abandoned mine hazards: arsenic, shafts
- Headlines and highlights: Painting Carrizo, wild horses, jobs, Cemex, more
- Planning and public comments
- Meet your advisory council members: Rosalee Bradley
- Profile: Lynda Roush
- National and/or Department of the Interior items: Awards
NOT FOR EDUCATORS ONLY:
WILDLIFE TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK: At least?
SPECIAL STATUS PLANT OF THE WEEK: Indian Valley Brodiaea...
EARTH DAY and ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
"Earth Day events" (News.bytes Extra)
"Three hundred students visit the Desert Discovery Center" (News.bytes Extra)
ABANDONED MINE HAZARDS
"BLM says arsenic of concern" (Riverside Press-Enterprise, 4/26/06)
"Open threats" (San Bernardino County Sun, 4/25/06)
RELATED: "CA BLM abandoned mine land activity" (BLM California website)
RELATED: "BLM's abandoned mine lands cleanup program" (BLM national website)
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
"Carrizo on canvas" (News.bytes Extra)
RELATED: "Carrizo Plain National Monument" (BLM California, Bakersfield Field Office website)
"County is in bloom" (Salinas Californian, 4/23/06)
RELATED: "Fort Ord public lands" (BLM California, Hollister Field Office website)
"Free horse training demonstrations to highlight adoption event" (BLM California news release, 4/12/06)
"Helping hands heal the wilderness; 'Survivors work to stop the destruction of the desert" (San Francisco Chronicle, 4/20/06)
"Stolen from US history: Its artifacts" (Christian Science Monitor, 4/26/06)
"Stonecrest set on avoiding mine" (Santa Clarita Signal, 4/22/06)
RELATED: "Meeting does little to sway Stonecrest" (Los Angeles Daily News, 4/22/06)
RELATED: "Stonecrest, Annexation and Motives" (Santa Clarita Signal, 4/23/06)
RELATED: "Cemex-Transit Mixed Soledad Canyon sand and gravel project" (BLM California issue update, 4/26/06)
"Current job openings - BLM California" (USAJOBS website)
PLANNING AND PUBLIC COMMENT
"Northeast California draft land use plans available" (BLM California news release, 4/24/06)
"Nominations being accepted for Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Advisory Committee" (BLM California news release, 4/25/06)
"Draft environmental impact statement on U.S. Gypsum proposal" (BLM California news release, 4/21/06)
"Environmental Assessment for Proposed Roads in La Quinta Available for Public Review" (BLM California news release, 4/21/06)
MEET YOUR ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Rosalee Bradley...
EMPLOYEE PROFILE: Lynda Roush...
NATIONAL AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ITEMS
"Secretary Presents 20 Presidential & Executive Leadership Awards" (Department of the Interior news release, 4/20/06)
WILDLIFE TRIVIA answer
RELATED: "Bell's vireo Vireo bellii" (U.S. Geological Survey website)
RELATED: "Least Bell's Vireo" (Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan website)
"Songbird missing from California's central valley for 60 years reappears at San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge" (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service news release, 6/15/05)
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