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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
http://www.blm.gov
 
March 20, 2013
 
In Reply Refer To:
1115 (420) P
 
EMS TRANSMISSION 03/27/2013
Information Bulletin No. 2013-053
 
To:                   AFOs
                        Attn:     Take It Outside! Coordinators
                                     Youth Leads
                                     Education Coordinators
                                     Recreation Leads
                                     Interpretation Leads
                                     NLCS Leads
                                     Volunteer Coordinators  
 
From:               Assistant Director, National Landscape Conservation System & Community Partnerships
 
Subject:           Availability of New BLM “Take It Outside!” Family Activity Flipbooks
 
The Division of Education, Interpretation, and Partnerships is pleased to announce the availability of BLM Take It Outside! “flipbooks,” designed to guide children and families in exploring and enjoying their public lands. The colorful, 3½” x 5” booklets are spiral-bound and laminated, designed to be carried in backpacks and pockets. (Please see attached sample page images.) 

The booklet highlights BLM sites across the nation, and suggests fun activities ranging from wildlife viewing and fossil exploration to land and water adventures. Take It Outside! flipbooks are appropriate for distribution at visitor centers and other venues where youth and families are present. The booklets are available free of charge to field offices from BLM’s Printed Materials Distribution Services (PMDS).  If you wish to obtain copies, please ask your office Forms Manager to place an order for you using PMDS item number EE7-024. Please note that the maximum order size is 50 copies.

Should you require a larger supply or have questions, please contact Patti Klein, BLM National Lead for Take It Outside! at pklein@blm.gov or (801) 539-4235. More information on the BLM Take It Outside! Program is available online at http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/Children_and_Nature.html.

 
 
Signed by:                                                       Authenticated by:
Elena Fink                                                        Robert M. Williams

Acting, Assistant Director, National                  Division of IRM Governance,WO-560

Conservation Landscape System and

Community Partnerships 

  
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