A publication of Bureau of Land Management in California
Issue 254 - 10/24/06
THIS WEEK IN NEWS.BYTES:
- Not for educators only:
- Wildlife trivia question of the week
- Weed of the week
- Energy: Habitat award, wind power
- Headlines and highlights: Restoration project, oil gas environmental award, jobs, more
- Meet your advisory committee members: Buford Crites
- National and/or Department of the Interior items: Award, environmental settlement
NOT FOR EDUCATORS ONLY:
WILDLIFE TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
WEED OF THE WEEK: Puncturevine...
RELATED: "Bicyclists’ bane" (Davis Enterprise, 10/22/06)
"California energy company honored for protecting habitat" (News.bytes Extra)
RELATED: "Three oil and gas firms honored by BLM" (BLM California news release, 10/18/06)
"Power, blowing in the wind" (Palm Springs Desert Sun, 1024/06)
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
Picturesque Sierra hillside restored (News.bytes Extra)
"BLM offering weanling horses and mules for public adoption" (BLM California news release, 10/23/06)
"BLM to hold planning meeting" (BLM California news release, 10/23/06)
"Santa Clarita ramps up effort in quarrel over quarry" (Los Angeles Times, 10/24/06)
"Moonlight hike makes encore appearance" (Hi-Desert Star, 10/21/06)
RELATED: "Big Morongo Canyon Preserve - Watchable Wildlife site" (BLM California website)
"Training center to be dedicated to memory of fallen firefighter" (BLM California news release, 10/18/06)
"Plan would inject new life, territory into SERE school" (Navy Times, 10/20/06)
"Prescribed burn goes as planned" (Monterey Herald, 10/20/06)
RELATED: "Fort Ord public lands" (BLM California, Hollister Field Office)
"Wildlife Service withdraws proposal to list the Cow Head tui chub" (Modoc Record, 10/19/06)
"BLM Snapshots" (BLM Office of Fire and Aviation, 10/20/06)
"Current job openings - BLM California" (USAJOBS website)
MEET YOUR ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Buford Crites...
NATIONAL AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ITEMS
"Interior honors nine employees with 2006 Manuel Lujan, Jr., Champions Award" (Department of the Interior news release, 10/17/06)
"Secretary Kempthorne lauds court approval of San Joaquin River settlement" (Department of the Interior news release, 10/23/06)
WILDLIFE TRIVIA answer
SOURCE: "Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel" (BLM California wildlife database)
RELATED: "Spermophilus lateralis - Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel" (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History)
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