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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Washington, D.C. 20240
 
May 17, 2011
 
In Reply Refer To:
1115 (172) P
 
EMS TRANSMISSION 05/20/2011
Information Bulletin No. 2011-059
 
To:       AFOs
            Attn:     Interpretation Leads
                        Environmental Education Coordinators
                        Heritage Education Coordinators
                        Recreation Leads
                        National Landscape Conservation System Leads
 
From:   Assistant Director, National Landscape Conservation System & Community Partnerships
 
Subject:  Nominations for the Bureau of Land Management’s 2011 “Excellence in Interpretation or Education” Awards                                     DD: 07/15/2011
 
We invite you to nominate outstanding employees for the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) “Excellence in Interpretation or Education” Awards.  The awards 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 8-12, 2011, in St. Paul, Minnesota.  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 15, 2011, to BLM National Lead for Interpretation Brianna Candelaria via second-day Federal Express to the address below, or by email to BCandela@blm.gov.  The attachment outlines nomination guidelines to follow in developing your nomination package.
 
Brianna Candelaria
Bureau of Land Management
20 M Street, S.E., Room 2134LM
Washington, D.C.  20003

For further information, please feel free to call Brianna Candelaria at (202) 912-7583, or Mary Tisdale, Chief, Division of Education, Interpretation, and Partnerships, at (202) 912-7450. 

Signed by:                                                                    Authenticated by:
Mary Tisdale                                                                 Robert M. Williams
Acting ,Assistant Director, National Landscape            Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
  ConservationSystem and Community Partnerships
 
 
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Last updated: 05-20-2011