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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
http://www.blm.gov
 
May 28, 2010
 
In Reply Refer To:
8367 (172) P
 
EMS TRANSMISSION 06/07/2010
Information Bulletin No. 2010-080
 
To:                   All Field Officials
                        Attention:        State Interpretation Leads
                                                State Environmental Education Coordinators
                                                State Heritage Education Coordinators
                                                State Recreation Leads
                                                State National Landscape Conservation System
                                                Leads
 
From:              Director, National Landscape Conservation System and Community Partnerships
 
Subject:          Nominations for the Bureau of Land Management’s 2010 “Excellence in
Interpretation or Education” Awards
                                                                                                            DD: 07/16/2010
 
We invite you to nominate outstanding employees for the Bureau of Land Management’s Excellence in Interpretation or Environmental Education Awards.  The award will be presented by the Director or his representative at the Excellence in Interpretation Awards Ceremony, held during the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) National Workshop, November 16-20, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The Division of Education, Interpretation, and Partnerships will pay both travel expenses and the National Workshop registration fee for the selected honorees.
 
The purpose of the awards program is to recognize accomplishments and contributions of BLM employees in the fields of interpretation or education during the past year and to stimulate and reward creative thinking and activity within the Bureau.  The National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and NAI will also recognize their top interpreters and educators at the ceremony. 
 
Nominations should be submitted by July 16, 2010 to Megg Heath, Division of Education, Interpretation, and Partnerships, Dolores Public Lands Office, 29211 Highway 184, Dolores, Colorado 81323, or by e-mail to Megg_Heath@blm.gov.  The attachment outlines nomination guidelines for developing nomination packages.
 
 
For further information, please call Megg Heath at (970) 882-6855 or Mary Tisdale, Chief, Division of Education, Interpretation, and Partnerships, at (202) 912-7450.
 
 
Signed by:                                                                    Authenticated by:
James K. Murkin                                                          Robert M. Williams
Deputy Director, National Landscape Conservation      Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
    System and Community Partnerships
 
 
 
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Last updated: 06-17-2010