A publication of Bureau of Land Management in California
Issue 234 - 6/6/06
THIS WEEK IN NEWS.BYTES:
- Not for educators only:
- Antiquities Act turns 100: video, stories
- Wildlife trivia question of the week: What am I?
- Weed of the week
- Recreation issues: River danger, OHV grant applications
- Headlines and highlights: Coastal donation, bat gates, jobs, more
- Meet your advisory council members
- National and/or Department of the Interior items: First days on the job
Also see this issue of News.bytes online at:
NOT FOR EDUCATORS ONLY:
"Antiquities Act 100th anniversary celebration"
"100 years of historic preservation to be celebrated during the 2006 Antiquities Act centennial" (BLM national news release, 6/1/06)
"Fish Slough archaeology" (News.bytes Extra)
RELATED: "Hands on the Land - site profiles"
"The Inland Empire's lost world" (San Bernardino County Sun, 6/1/06)
RELATED: "Desert Discovery Center"
WILDLIFE TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK: I know you are, but what am I?...
WEED OF THE WEEK: Common crupine, or bearded creeper...
"BLM off-highway vehicle grant public workshop scheduled" (BLM California news release, 6/5/06)
"BLM to hold OHV open house meeting in Bishop" (BLM California news release, 6/5/06)
"Swift, seductive - and deadly" (Los Angeles Times, 6/5/06)
RELATED: "Keyesville Special Management Area - recreation" (BLM California, Bakersfield Field Office)
HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS
"BLM accepts transfer of Piedras Blancas coastal outcropping"(BLM California news release, 6/1/06)
RELATED: "Piedras Blancas coastal outcropping" (BLM California website)
"Agencies will open fire season Monday, June 12" (BLM California news release, 6/6/06)
gate-building workshop" (News.bytes Extra)
"Honey Lake water plan takes shape" (Reno Gazette-Journal, 6/1/06)
"S 2567 IS - Eastern Sierra Rural Heritage and Economic Enhancement Act (Introduced in Senate)" (Library of Congress website)
"Horses, burros available for adoption in Auburn" (BLM California news release, 6/6/06)
"BLM meeting on Davis Mill tailings clean-up" (BLM California news release, 6/5/06)
"BLM plans prescribed burns in Cache Creek Natural Area" (BLM California news release, 6/5/06)
"Hottest technology deployed in fight against wildfires" (USA Today, 6/4/06)
"Current job openings - BLM California" (USAJOBS website)
"Notice of intent to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for proposed wind energy project in Coachella Valley" (Federal Register notice, 6/5/06)
"Public comment periods" (BLM California website)
MEET YOUR ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Diane Fairchild Beck...
EMPLOYEE PROFILE: Larry Vredenburgh
NATIONAL AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ITEMS
"The Interior Department's 'relief pitcher'" (Washington Post, 6/1/06)
RELATED: "Kempthorne unveils his agenda" (Idaho Statesman, 5/31/06)
RELATED: "New Interior chief discusses woes, solutions" (Arizona Republic, 6/2/06)
WILDLIFE TRIVIA answer
RELATED: "Spea hammondii, Western Spadefoot Toad" (US. Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center)
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