A publication of Bureau of Land Management in California
Issue 263 - 1/10/07
THIS WEEK IN NEWS.BYTES:
- Video: 60 years of BLM history
- Wildlife trivia question of the week
- Headlines and highlights: Clear Creek, bald eagles, wildfire prevention, Yosemite route, jobs, more
- Huge earthquake's 150th anniversary
- Meet your advisory council members
- National and/or Department of the Interior items: Wild horse pasture bids
|BLM celebrates 60 years
Part 7: "A New Agency is Born"
Created by Congress in 1946, BLM's roots go back to 1812 and the General Land Office -- and even further back to the creation of the United States. Join us for this seventh in a series of video slide shows revealing BLM's history.
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Thumbnail from a photo by Jason Chenoweth, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WILDLIFE TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
"BLM Snapshots" (BLM Office of Fire and Aviation, 12/15/06)
"BLM offers free, guided bald eagle hikes" (BLM California news release, 1/8/07)
"Board may aid Clear Creek plan" (Redding Record Searchlight, 1/6/07)
RELATED: "Clear Creek road improvements are step on right path" (Redding Record Searchlight, 1/9/07)
RELATED: "Lower Clear Creek restoration project celebrates success" (News.bytes Spotlight on Partners, 11/7/06)
RELATED: "County leaders are sworn in" (Redding Record Searchlight, 1/10/07)
"Stewardship Steering Committee meets January 18" (BLM California news release, 1/8/07)
"Nature claims Yosemite route" (Los Angeles Times, 1/8/07)
RELATED: "Merced River" (BLM California website)
"Canadian pleads guilty to sabotage" (Portland Oregonian, 1/10/07)
"Study: Price for border fence up to $49 billion" (San Francisco Chronicle, 1/8/07)
RELATED: "Statement...border security on federal lands" (BLM legislative testimony, 8/5/06)
"BLM proposes hike in some recreation fees" (Lake Havasu City News-Herald, 1/7/07)
"40 years and still going strong" (Kern Valley Sun, 1/10/07)
"Current job openings - BLM California" (USAJOBS website)
HUGE EARTHQUAKE'S 150TH ANNIVERSARY
"The really big one" (Los Angeles Times, 1/7/070)
"The San Andreas Fault" (BLM California website)
"Past offers lessons on future Big One" (Los Angeles Times, 1/10/07)
"Geology and mining history field trips" (BLM California, Bakersfield Field Office website)
"Verdict from SoCal quake conference: 'Doomsday'" (Palm Springs Desert Sun, 1/10/07)
"Quake experts predict Katrina-like damage" (San Diego Union-Tribune, 1/10/07)
"Ready for 'The Big One'? AV faces bigger issues than L.A." (Antelope Valley Press, 1/10/07)
MEET YOUR ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Barbara Gonzales-Lyons...
NATIONAL AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ITEMS
"BLM seeks bids for one or more new pasture facilities in West to care for a maintain wild horses" (BLM national news release, 1/8/07)
WILDLIFE TRIVIA answer
SOURCE: "California Slender Salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus" (BLM California wildlife database)
RELATED: "California Slender Salamander - Batrachoseps attenuatus" (California Department of Fish and Game)
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