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Stories from the FieldNews
Reclamation-Lower Colorado Region: Human Resources Office's Tarabilda Undergoes Training to be Matched with New Service DogFRI, MARCH 7, 2014, 09:48 AM EST
“This has been a truly amazing experience!” That one sentence sums up Reclamation human resources specialist John Tarabilda’s sentiments regarding his recent acquisition of a service dog named Oro (Spanish for gold). Read More >
NPS-Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve: Winter Program Draws Hundreds of StudentsTHU, MARCH 6, 2014, 11:32 AM EST
The winter snow school program at Craters of the Moon, which centers on snowshoeing in the park, continues to grow in popularity, with more than 1,100 Idaho school children from kindergarten to high school visiting the park this season. Read More >
PMB-Interior Business Center: Lessons of African American HistoryWED, MARCH 5, 2014, 09:11 AM EST
More than 150 employees at the Denver, Colo., campus of the Interior Business Center gathered on Feb. 27, 2014, in honor of African American History Month. Read More >
Reclamation: Students Spar, Bridges Buckle at 47th Annual Colorado High School Bridge Building CompetitionTHU, FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 08:29 AM EST
Expressions of excitement and anguish were rampant as students with an interest in science and engineering gathered at the Bureau of Reclamation's Materials, Engineering and Research Laboratory to test out their homemade, small-scale bridges. Read More >
Reclamation: Students Experience Career Insight During National Job Shadow DayTUE, FEBRUARY 25, 2014, 09:13 AM EST
February is a month of various observances. Among them is National Job Shadow Day, which strives to give students a new perspective on their studies through hands-on learning and a one-day mentoring experience. Read More >