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News.bytesNews.bytes Extra, issue 323

 BLM's Jakl wins environmental award

Tammy Jakl, interpretive park ranger at Fort Ord, with BLM-California's Hollister Field Office, was awarded the National Outdoor Ethics "State Coordinator of the Year Award" at an annual Interagency outdoor ethics meeting held in Palm Springs. Tammy received the award, "For her outstanding work, positive attitude and infectious enthusiasm in teaching outdoor ethics to kids and adults in the Fort Ord community for the Hollister Field Office and for being an active participant on the National Outdoor Ethics/ State Coordinators Team."

PHOTO:  Tammy (in the red) is hugged by a peer at the awards dinner, March 6.
A bystander smils widely as Tammy Jakl gets a hug from a peer after receiving the award

Last year, Tammy won BLM's "Excellence in Interpretation or Environmental Education" Awards competition, "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."

BLM-California News.bytes, issue 323

Last updated: 03-20-2008