U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Kenna visits BLM Eastern Sierra, drops in on Mule Days
BLM California State Director visited sights in the Eastern Sierra from Bridgeport to Lone Pine and participated in Mule Days in Bishop last week. (text continues below)
Kenna visited with a local fire crew and representative of the Marine Corps training facility during a stop in Lee Vining. He toured the geothermal facility at Mammoth and met with Bishop Field Office employees.
At Lone Pine High School, Kenna met with students and heard from teacher Brenda Lacey how BLM is working with the school’s ag education program. BLM helped get grant money for a new greenhouse where students will grow native plants for use in rehabilitating public lands.
Kenna toured the Alabama Hills with members of the Alabama Hills stewardship and heard how the group is working to get a National Landscape Conservation System designation for the Alabama Hills. Following the tour, he met with local residents at the Lone Pine Film Museum.
On Saturday, he finished the tour by riding in the BLM wagon for the Mule Days Parade.
- David Christy, Public Affairs Officer, BLM Central California District (5/29/12)