|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:17:34 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Former Centerville Naval Facility, California|
Lifelong Ties to the Land Remain Strong at Former Navy Base Site Leisyka Parrott BLM California News.bytes #607 January 16, 2014While US Navy specialists at the Centerville Naval Facility were busy tracking submarines during the 1960s, Yvette Green was playing with friends on the grassy expanses of the Navy base near her Ferndale, Calif. home.
Today, the base is a memory. The 40-acre facility was decommissioned two decades ago, the buildings were razed, and the land was recently returned to public open space managed by the Bureau of Land Management’s Arcata Field Office.
Yvette Green, however, remains. She grazes cattle on a BLM grazing allotment on the pastures that were once part of the Navy station. Livestock grazing is part of a multiple use management approach on a 460-acre collection of public lands known as the Lost Coast Headlands.
... For the entire article, see http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsbytes/2014/607-Extra_Navy.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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