U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
News.bytes Extra, issue 298
Two from BLM California win 2007 national environmental education awards
Two BLM California employees are among the four winners in BLM’s 2007 "Excellence in Interpretation or Environmental Education" Awards competition.
The GOLD AWARD winner is Tammy Jakl. Tammy is an Interpretive Park Ranger with BLM Hollister Field Office's Fort Ord Project Office. She received this award "for the wide variety of educational programs, activities, and materials she developed and presented about Fort Ord public lands, as well as the diversity of audiences she reached."
Among many other projects, Tammy was involved in a recent "punk rockers cleanup day" at Fort Ord.
At right: Tammy Jakl and dog among the wildflowers of Fort Ord
A SILVER AWARD winner is Joy Fatooh, a wildlife biologist with BLM's Bishop Field Office. She won her award "for her contributions to the creation of In the Alabama Hills of Lone Pine, California: Movie Road Self-Guided Tour, a guide to ten locations that served as the settings for classic Hollywood movies."
The brochure is online at BLM California's Bishop Field Ofice (this is a PDF file, 3.2 megabytes): "Alabama Hills of Lone Pine, California: Movie Road Self-Guided Tour"
At right: Joy Fatooh preparing to play music with her sisters
According to the announcement:
The two other winners are:
SILVER AWARD winner: Diane Drobka, Public Affairs Specialist, Safford Field Office, AZ, "for her contributions to the development, production, and marketing of the Southeastern Arizona Birding Trail MapGuide, an enthusiast’s guide to 52 birding sites in southeastern Arizona."
SILVER AWARD winner: Brenda Wilkinson, Archaeologist, Socorro Field Office, NM, "for her efforts to tell the story of New Mexico’s historic Magdalena Stock Driveway Trail through web presentations, outreach to schools, and other approaches."
BLM California News.bytes, issue 298
|Last updated: 09-12-2007|
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