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Minor Update to last (Feb 10) ski report on Thursday, February 16, 2012 21:13 PM: Go to http://home.custertel.net/~ckeene41/xcskirpt.htmfor this and to see added info from last week.

Planned Trips:
1. Sunday 02/19/2012. Meet at the Shoup Bridge Campground 5 miles south of town at 10:30 for a trip somewhere up William's Creek. Possibly the William's Cr. trail itself. Tim Jones will be the trip leader.

2. Sunday 02/26/2012. Meet at the Stagecoach Inn Motel Parking lot promptly at 09:30 AM for a ski trip to the Chief Joseph Pass area.Those from the Bitterroot can meet us at the Chief Joe Parking lot at 10:30 AM. We are tentatively planning to ski out the Anderson Mtn Road 4 miles and 3.3 miles down the Cabinet Cr. Trail. This is over seven miles and for advanced fit skiers only. If there aren’t at least 5 folks, we'll probably do another trail. I don't feel up to the long ski out, so will

Lemhi County Weed Management's 2012 spring training:

 

-Pesticide Training For the ISDA Professional Applicators Training.

March 27th from 9am until 3pm at the Brooklyn annex 5 credits applied for.

 

-Pesticide Testing administered by the ISDA

March 28th from 10am until 1pm at the Brooklyn annex no credits.

 

-Noxious Weed Free Forage and Straw Training

April 4th from 9am until 12pm at the Brooklyn annex 3 credits applied for.

 

-Calibration Workshop

April 19th from 8am until 12pm at the Brooklyn annex 4 credits applied for.

 

-Celestine Duncan, Noxious Weed Identification

May 31st times, meeting location and credits will be available closer to the time.

 

 

Challis, ID - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Idaho Falls District (IFD) is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of the individual(s) involved with vandalizing the Joe T. Fallini Campground located at the Mackay Reservoir around February 2, 2012.

"This is a very unfortunate situation," said Todd Kuck, Challis field manager. "It's clear that these individuals intentionally meant to destroy this site." Two concrete drinking fountains were destroyed; multiple signs including a stop sign were knocked down; kiosks were damaged; and chains were cut. The Challis Field Office estimates it will cost over $6,000 to repair the facilities.

The Joe T. Fallini Campground is one of the premier facilities in south east Idaho, and the Challis Field Office spends a good deal of time taking care of the location. Vandalism of public lands and facilities are an impact to all citizens and is unacceptable.

Anyone with information that might help investigators solve this crime is urged to call Special Agent Linden Schlenker in Idaho Falls at (208) 524-7590 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (208) 524-7590 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or via email at lschlenker@blm.govmailto:lschlenker@blm.gov.
 

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