A publication of Bureau of Land Management in California
Issue 239 - 7/11/06
THIS WEEK IN NEWS.BYTES:
- Spotlight on partners: Ridgecrest Regional Film Commission
- Not for educators only:
- Wildlife trivia question of the week
- Weed of the week
- Hands on the Land
- Headlines and highlights: wilderness bill, jobs, more
- Employee profile
- National and/or Department of the Interior items
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RELATED: "Energy companies measure wind on eastern Lassen County peaks" (Lassen County News, 7/11/06)
SPOTLIGHT ON PARTNERS: "Ridgecrest Regional Film Commission"
WILDLIFE TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
WEED OF THE WEEK: Perennial pepperweed...
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION: "Hands on the Land "
RELATED: "Site Profile: San Joaquin River Gorge" (Hands on the Land website)
"Elite Hotshots ready for state's wildfire hot spots" (San Francisco Chronicle, 7/9/06)
"Wildfire increase linked to climate" (Los Angeles Times, 7/7/06)
"Families demand changes for firefighters" (Associated Press in Monterey County Herald, 7/10/06)
RELATED: "After Cramer fire, liability issues toss a 'big, damp blanket' over leadership" (Associated Press in Portland Oregonian, 7/9/06)
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
"BLM rejects bid for Area 51" (Redding Record Searchlight, 7/11/06)
"BLM says Trinidad Head towers fit within allowed use of property" (Eureka Times-Standard, 7/11/06)
"Wilderness bill built on consensus; Snowmobilers, conservationists join in crafting deal" (San Francisco Chronicle, 7/10/06)
"A peg below the rest" (Imperial Valley Press, 7/10/06)
"Transmission tower felled by wind" (Riverside Press-Enterprise, 7/7/06)
"Leaders oppose dust rule revision" (Los Angeles Daily News, 7/7/06)
"Calendar of events" (BLM California website)
"Current job openings - BLM California" (USAJOBS website)
EMPLOYEE PROFILE: Deena Wilson...
NATIONAL AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ITEMS
"Editorial: Wild West sell-off" (Sacramento Bee, 7/7/06)
"District judge removed from Indian case" (Associated Press in San Francisco Chronicle, 7/11/06)
WILDLIFE TRIVIA answer
RELATED: "Extinction crisis for amphibians" (San Francisco Chronicle, 7/7/06)
"Foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii)" (Placer County Planning Department)
"Rana boylii, the Foothill yellow-legged frog" (U.S. Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center)
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