A publication of Bureau of Land Management in California
Issue 184 - 11/23/04
- Sage grouse protection
- More on species protection
- Wildfire prevention
- Not for educators only:
- Wildlife trivia question
- Special Status plant of the week
- Meet your Advisory Council members: Diane Beck
- Profile: Tim Smith
- Photo album: King Range National Conservation Area
- Bookstore feature: California topographic
- Headlines and highlights: homeless shelter delay, jobs with BLM, grazing, energy plant, pot seizure
- National and/or Department of the Interior items: energy, computers
SAGE GROUSE PROTECTION
"BLM releases plan to boost sage grouse population" (San Francisco Chronicle, 11/17/2004)
"BLM Sage-Grouse Interim Strategy Establishes Comprehensive Approach to Managing Sagebrush Habitat" (BLM national news release, 11/16/2004)
"BLM announces national strategy for conserving sage-grouse on public lands" (BLM national news site, 11/16/2004)
MORE ON SPECIES PROTECTION
Environmental Assessment and Proposed Plan Amendment for Flat-tailed horned
lizard Rangewide Management strategy" (BLM California news
(Los Angeles Times, 11/16/2004)
"Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument"
(BLM California website) BLM and the U.S. Forest Service co-manage the
monument, in consultation with a number of landowners within its boundaries.
"Snapshots 2004 - Highlighting BLM projects that support the National Fire Plan - California" (BLM California website)
"Snapshots 2004" (BLM Office of Fire and Aviation website)
"Lassen VFW Honors BLM Firefighter" (News.bytes Extra, 11/23/2004)
"BLM fourth annual open house wildland firefighter recruitment" (BLM California news release, 11/22/2004)
"Fire fuels reduction work proposed in Antelope Valley" (BLM California news release, 11/23/2004)
"Four-legged firefighters on display" (North County Times, 11/17/2004)
Related: "Goats help ranchers weed in tough spots" (Klamath Falls Herald and News, 11/17/2004)
"Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service team up to fight spread of invasive tree species" (BLM California news release, 11/17/2004)
NOT FOR EDUCATORS ONLY:
WILDLIFE TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Taking the night for granite
LAST WEEK'S WILDLIFE TRIVIA QUESTION
SPECIAL STATUS PLANT OF THE WEEK: Tiehm's milk-vetch
OUR READERS WRITE:
"Good job! Thank you for all you do. We appreciate you and sometimes forget to say thanks."
YOUR ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Diane Beck
BOOKSTORE FEATURE: "TOPO! National Geographic - California"
ALBUM: King Range National Conservation Area
"King Range National Conservation Area" (BLM California
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
"Vote delayed on shelter
plan" (Palm Springs Desert Sun, 11/23/2004)
"Current job openings
- BLM California" (USAJOBS website)
Round Mountain" (Victorville Daily Press, 11/19/2004)
"25,000 pot plants
seized" (Siskiyou Daily News, 11/18/2004)
AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ITEMS
"Forest fees extended
10 years" (Ventura County Star, 11/23/2004)
fights fires" (Federal Computer Week, 11/22/2004)
SELECTED UPCOMING EVENTS
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12/11/2004 - Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee meeting
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