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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C.  20240
www.blm.gov

April 4, 2008

 
In Reply Refer To:
1114 (172) P
 
EMS TRANSMISSION 04/17/2008
Information Bulletin No. 2008-067
 
To:                   ADs, AFOs
 
From:               Director, Office of NLCS & Community Partnerships
 
Subject:           2008 “Making a Difference” National Volunteer Award Winners Announced
 
We are pleased to announce the selection of four individuals, two groups, one two-person team, and one Bureau of Land Management (BLM) employee to receive BLM’s 2008 “Making a Difference” National Volunteer Awards for outstanding volunteer service or Volunteer Program leadership on the public lands.
 
The volunteers selected (with the locations of their volunteer work) are: Black
Canyon Trail Coalition, Black Canyon City, AZ; Mark Watkins, Barstow, CA;
Brent Owen & Kimberly Hawkins, Redding, CA; Ken Emory, Montrose, CO;
341st Security Forces Group, Ft. Benton, MT; Brian Doyal, Carson City, NV; and
Harold “Scott” Richardson, Kanab, UT. The winning BLM employee is
Doug Huntington of the Eugene District Office, OR. 
 
Summaries of our winners’ accomplishments in the BLM Volunteer Program are attached for your information.
 
A national panel of BLM and partner representatives selected the award winners from more than 35nominations submitted by BLM State Offices. The winners were selected for their exceptional contributions to conservation and management of the public lands. We thank all of the offices that submitted nominations; as in the past, there were many great candidates deserving of recognition.
 
The winning volunteers and BLM employee winner will be honored at a special awards ceremony on May 8, 2008, in Washington, D.C. The BLM Washington Office will pay associated travel costs for the winners or, in the case of the groups, a winner representative from each.
 
Should you have questions about this year’s volunteer awards, please contact Mary Tisdale, Chief, Division of Education, Interpretation & Partnerships, at (202) 452-0365 or Mary_Tisdale@blm.gov. Thank you for your continued support of the BLM Volunteer Program.
 
 
Signed by:                                                                    Authenticated by:
Elena C. Daly                                                                Robert M. Williams
Director                                                                        Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
National Landscape Conservation System
 
 
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