A publication of Bureau of Land Management in California
Issue 217 - 2/8/06
WEEK IN NEWS.BYTES:
- New "Funny.bytes"
- Coachella Valley Plan
- Not for educators only - more on the Coachella Valley:
- Wildlife trivia question of the week: Go, defense
- Special Status plant of the week: a tiny Coachella Valley plant
- Meet your advisory council members: Michael Kelly
- Profile: Nora Dedios
- Off-highway vehicles
- Headlines and highlights: BLM California jobs, wild horses, weed proposal, firefighting, more
- National and/or Department of the Interior items: Grazing fees, new budget
FUNNY.BYTES: Back this week...
"Camping" (BLM California website)
COACHELLA VALLEY PLAN
plan hopes to end battles over development" (Palm Springs
Desert Sun, 2/5/06)
"Panel votes to put
the question to individual cities" (Palm Springs Desert Sun,
"Coachella Valley Association
of Governments approves $1.8 billion mapping plan" (Riverside
for a timeout" (Palm Springs Desert Sun, 2/6/06)
"Seeking a balance
between conservation and development" (Palm Springs Desert Sun,
"What the plan
means to the valley" (Palm Springs Desert Sun, 2/6/06)
"Issue update: Coachella Valley Plan" (BLM California, 2/7/06)
"Santa Rosa and
San Jacinto Mountains National Monument" (BLM California
RELATED: "National monument wildflower celebration and open house" (BLM California news release, 2/7/06)
"What are they
trying to protect?" (CVMSHCP website)
Preserve - Watchable wildlife" (BLM California website)
TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
STATUS PLANT OF THE WEEK: Little San Bernardino Mountains Linanthus...
"Little San Bernardino
Mountains Gilia" (BLM California website)
"Little San Bernardino Mountains Gilia - Gilia maculata"
(Coachella Valley Association of Governments website)
line opposed by most of 400 attending" (San
Diego Union-Tribune, 2/1/06)
"Power line opponents pack hearing" (North County Times,
gets an earful" (Mt. Shasta News, 2/1/06)
"BLM acquires more
riding ground at Chappie-Shasta OHV Area" (BLM California news
Area" (BLM California, Redding Field Office website)
"State will no
longer support off-roading along desert streams" (Barstow
Desert Dispatch, 2/2/06)
groups sue California commission" (San Bernardino
County Sun, 2/2/06)
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
job openings - BLM California" (USAJOBS website)
"On the road to a new life" (Calaveras Enterprise, 2/8/06)
"Cemex appeal begins in court" (Santa Clarita Signal, 2/8/06)
touch with Take Pride" (Take Pride
in America newsletter, February 2006)
"Public meetings scheduled for proposed border mountains management plan" (BLM California news release, 2/8/06)
"Wild horses and burros available for adoption this weekend near Ridgecrest" (BLM California news release, 2/7/06)
wild horse and burro corrals re-open" (BLM California news
"Citizens fear herbicide proposal" (Grass Valley Union, 2/3/06)
"BLM Bishop Field Office
to implement prescribed burning at Fish Slough and Chalfant Valley"
(BLM California news release, 2/7/06)
"BLM Snapshots" (BLM website)
"BLM suspends its funding for controversial OSU fire study" (Associated Press in Roseburg, Ore. News-Review)
YOUR ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Michael Kelley...
PROFILE: Nora Dedios...
NATIONAL AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ITEMS
core commitments, strategic priorities and fiscal prudence"
(Department of the Interior news release, 2/6/06)
2007 budget request of $1.8 billion for BLM would advance environmentally
sound energy development" (Bureau of Land Management national
news release, 2/6/06)
"Forest and BLM acreage for sale?" (Salt Lake Tribune, 2/8/06)
"Budget glance: Interior" (Associated Press in San Francisco Chronicle, 2/6/06)
"BLM and Forest
Service announce 2006 federal grazing fee" (BLM news release,
TRIVIA - answer
"R014 - Coachella
Valley Fringe-toed Lizard - Uma inornata"
(California Department of Fish and Game website)
Fringe-toed Lizard" (Coachella Valley Association of Governments
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