Shawn Bell

Shawn E. Bell is an American author, screenwriter, publisher, naturalist, and media god currently living in Southern California.

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Jul 28

California State Parks Provides Tips on New Reservation System

ReserveCalifornia Goes Live August 1! SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks is offering the public tips on how to access the Golden State’s new reservation system – ReserveCalifornia™. Starting next Tuesday, August 1, visitors to California’s state parks will have a new platform for booking camping and lodging sites, and tours. Using the new system …

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Jul 12

Nicole Kozicki Recognized Nationally as Wildlife Officer of the Year

Pogue-Elms Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer of the Year The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is proud to announce that Wildlife Officer Nicole Kozicki has been selected as the Pogue-Elms Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. The award, which was formally presented to her at the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies …

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Jul 05

CDFW Confirms Presence of Wolf Pack in Lassen County, Collars Adult Wolf

California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) biologists have captured and fitted a tracking collar to a female gray wolf in Lassen County, and confirmed that the wolf and her mate have produced at least three pups this year. During summer and fall 2016, remote trail cameras captured images of two wolves traveling together in …

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Jun 29

Park Ranger Sharon Miyako Receives Prestigious Award at Yosemite National Park

The Barry Hance Memorial Award is Park’s Highest Honor Yosemite National Park is proud to announce that Park Ranger Sharon Miyako is the recipient of the 2016 Barry Hance Memorial Award. This ceremony was attended by approximately 300 people, including several past Barry Hance Award recipients. The Barry Hance Memorial Award is a peer-nominated award …

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Jun 08

Question: Do you think that novelists can write about what they don’t know?

Answer: Nope. If you write what you don’t know it rings false, and that transfers directly to the page, and the reader will always pick up on it. To correct some misconceptions: How many submarines did Jules Verne ride in? None. But he was intimately familiar with the French submarine experimenters of the time – …

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Jun 07

What does NaNoWriMo mean to me?

  This morning I received an email soliciting funds from NaNoWriMo.  NaNoWriMo was an annual writing challenge that took place every November. As it’s popularity has grown, it’s created NaNoWriMo, Camp NaNoWriMo and other annual, Internet-based creative writing contests that takes place throughout the year. The challenge is to a novel (50,000 words is the minimum …

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May 21

Comments needed on Antiquities Act review

From John Stewart, Cal4Wheel Natural Resources Consultant: The Department of Interior is taking public comments concerning its review of the Antiquities Act of 1906 and National Monuments created under this Act. BlueRibbon Coalition has made it very easy to submit comments. Go HERE A review of National Monuments and the process to create them is …

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