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41] Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Students pay attention as "Mr. G-Funk" (Grayson Magana, of the California Department of Forestry and Fire about bicycle helmet safety; "The Voice" safety judges are "Adam Levine" (Lane Costa, of Cal Fire) and "Christina Fuerher, of Cal Fire). Photos courtesy Lassen National Forest Protection) sings ',Dispatch Dora" (Stacy Kronner, of the Aguilera" (Nicole talks about 911 calls and procedures. Lassen National Forest) An interagency fire of life safety skills, the Fire PALS program is prevention team has been Over the five-day period,both exciting and memorable busy engaging regional kids close to 2,000 students learned for the students, said with a dynamic and about things like how to organizers. According to interactive approach to properly call 911, EDITH (exit Kronner, as of 2010, there teaching fire prevention and drills in the home), have been four documented other safety information, matches/lighters vs. toys and "saves" as a result of the During the second week of seat belt, bike helmet, gun program, which has been March, North Valley Fire and water safety, around for more than 10 PALS (Prevention and Life "It is extremely years. Safety) educators visited encouraging to see, when the One example she provided several schools throughout program is over, the students involved a child who was able the area, including Sierra, talking with each other about to tell his parents they should Fletcher Walker and Chester the topics they just learned," call 911 after their space elementary schools, and St. said Stacy Kronner, a fire heater caught fire. The child Thomas Catholic School. prevention specialist with the also suggested they should The Fire PALS team Lassen National Forest, who meet at their "familY meeting engaged students by using a is also a part of the Fire PALS area" -- a concept learned variety show approach, team. "You realize the safety while discussing EDITH employing clowns, puppets, message got through and they principles during a PALS famous character will continue to share it." presentation. impressions and skits. The Kronner said that The Fire PALS program is a educators said the goal of the information retention hascollaborative ffort among the program is to help kids build been shown to improve theCalifornia Department of a solid foundation of safe more students interact with Forestry and Fire practices by entertaining the learning material. And Protection's Butte and while teaching them a variety with lots of hands-on activity, Tehama-Glenn units; the Paradise, Oroville and E1 Medio fire departments; the Butte County Sheriff's Office; and the Lassen National Forest. For more information about this program or fire prevention on the forest, contact Stacy Kronner, Almanor Ranger District fire prevention technician, at 258-5163. Land management revision process begins As announced Feb. 18, the Oregon and Washington. U.S. Forest Service Pacific The California listening Northwest (Oregon and session will be held March 25 Washington) and Pacific in Redding, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Southwest (California) The meeting will take place in regions are beginning a the Sierra/Trinity Rooms at public conversation on the the Red Lion Hotel, 1830 process for revising forest Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA land management plans in 96002. For driving directions the Northwest Forest Plan visit redlion.com/redding/ amendment area. map-directions. Parking is free. To gather ideas on the The Northwest Forest Plan revision process, share was created in 1994 with the information and outline its intent of protecting the current thinking about a critical habitat of the plan revision strategy, the northern spotted owl while Forest Service is holding a maintaining a viable forest series of public listening products industry in the sessions in California, Pacific Northwest. The Northwest Forest Plan amended 26 land use plans, spanning 24 million acres of Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and National Park Service-managed lands in Northern California, Washington and Oregon. In California, the plan amended land and resource management plans for the Klamath, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta-Trinity and Six Rivers national forests. ' Background information on plan revision and additional information is available at fs.usda.gov/r5. Lassen Community College Fire Line Safety Awareness for Hired Contractors Plumas species featured at native plant show In celebration of California Native Plant Week on April 11 -19 the Mount Lassen Chapter of the California Native Plant Society will honor California's plant diversity with its biennial wildflower show and native plant sale. The event will be held Sunday, April 12, from noon to 5 p.m. at the CARD Community Center, 545 Vallombrosa Ave. in Chico. More than 200 species of plants from Butte, Tehama, Glenn and Plumas counties will be on display, grouped by plant community. There will also be a variety of exhibits, nature walks and talks, books, T-shirts and children's activities available. Many different species of native plants organizers say are suitable for the garden will be sold. The suggested entry donation is $5 for adults; children under 17 and students with ID are free. Organizers said the event is dedicated to the preservation of California native flora. For more information and a list plants for sale visit mountlassen.cnps.org. Sidalcea oregana, native to western North America, grows in moist habitats. A bounty of native plants will be available to view and purchase at an upcoming show and sale in Chico. Photo by Robert Fischer Lassen Community College will be presenting an eight hour annual fire safety training class for fire contractors who work directly on the fire line (dozers, water tender operators, timber fallers, pickup drivers). In order to work on the fire line you MUST attend this class. For more information and to RSVP, contact the Lassen College Fire Science Department at 251-8829. YOU MUST RSVP AS SPACE IS LIMITED/ 2015 Cost of Attendance California Residents: Out of State Residents: "Chiny" "Cutie" "Chiny" is an unaltered 6 month old female domestic short haired kitten. She is full of energy and loves to play, play, playii "Cutie" is an altered 5 month old male domestic mediumr haired kitten. 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