U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
For Release: March 2, 2009
BLM, Partners Will Mark Headwaters 10th Anniversary
Editors, News Directors, Assignment Editors:
Partners in the management of the Headwaters Forest Reserve will gather at the reserve on Wednesday, March 4, to mark the 10th anniversary of the transfer of the forest into public ownership. You are welcome to attend all or part of the event, which includes speakers, lunch and a hike.
There will be opportunities for interviews with those who were involved in acquisition of the reserve and those responsible for management. There will be information about accomplishments, including expanded public access opportunities, over the past decade.
Participants will include:
Plan to arrive at the parking area (we will use vehicle shuttles to the trailhead) by about 10 a.m. Directions: From Highway 101, take the Herrick Ave exit toward Elk River Rd. Turn right on Elk River Rd. Stay right on Elk River Road where it becomes Ridgewood Rd. Drive 3.8 miles to the parking area.
Public Affairs Officer Jeff Fontana will be available to assist you: (530) 262-1147 (cell)
Arcata Field Office 1695 Heindon Rd. Arcata, CA 95521