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Stories from the FieldNews
BLM My Public Lands Magazine: Don't Bug MontanaTUE, AUGUST 26, 2014, 11:05 AM EST
In a place called Big Timber, the small mountain pine beetle has taken its toll. Read about it in My Public Lands Magazine, Summer 2014. Read More (blm.gov) >
BSEE and USCG Officials View First-Of-Its-Size Oil Spill Response Test at OhmsettTUE, AUGUST 26, 2014, 10:50 AM EST
Late last week, BSEE and U.S. Coast Guard officials viewed a 42-foot-long skimming vessel test, the first-of-its-size at Ohmsett, BSEE's National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Test Facility in Leonardo, N.J. Read More (bsee.gov) >
USGS: Update on the Magnitude 6 South Napa Earthquake of August 24, 2014TUE, AUGUST 26, 2014, 10:01 AM EST
This USGS news release updates information on the Magnitude 6 South Napa Earthquake of August 24, 2014. Read More (usgs.gov) >
USFWS: The Building Blocks of Women ScientistsTUE, AUGUST 26, 2014, 08:53 AM EST
Taking a cue from toymaker LEGO, which recently introduced a Research Institute set featuring female scientists, USFWS folks in the Midwest Region dug out their LEGOs and created their own set of women scientists at the Service. Read More (fws.gov) >
Web Reads: BLM-My Public Lands Blog: Burning Man Festival UnderwayMON, AUGUST 25, 2014, 08:46 AM EST
Did you know that the popular arts festival BURNING MAN occurs on BLM public lands in Northwest Nevada? Each year, tens of thousands of people travel to the Black Rock Desert Playa to participate in this unique community event. Read More (tumblr.com) >