Updates From the Field

All posts by Jerry Keir

COVID 19 UPDATE 5.29.2020

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This is the policy status update for the week beginning 5/29/2020. Dear GBI Employees & Volunteers, Thank you all for your successful efforts toward launching safely field work this month.  While states and counties continue to revise their strategies and approaches for increased business activity, please note that the Institute will maintain all operational COVID 19 mitigation measures as established…

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Research Associate botany program takes root in Wyoming

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GBI boots hit the ground in the southern reaches of Wyoming for our first season in the “Cowboy State.” GBI has supported botany programs for the BLM in California, Idaho and Nevada, and now has responded to the state office in Wyoming to support the implementation of “Seeds of Success,” a national strategy to preserve and protect native plant species….

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GBI supports BLM outreach at Burning Man Festival, highlighting safety

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GBI returned to the Black Rock Desert this summer, for a second year, to support the BLM’s efforts to provide educational information to the estimated 52,000 festival attendees. Situated next to Center Camp, the interpretative team invited participants to learn more about the BLM’s mission, activities, and policies.  Reproductions of the newly developed interpretive panels displayed at the Visitor Center…

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