The popularity of drones, or unmanned aircrafts, is on the rise in the United States. There are many public lands that allow drone use, however, flying in prohibited areas could result in civil and/or criminal penalties.
First, all drone users must follow Federal Aviation Association (FAA) rules regarding registration and operation of recreational unmanned aircrafts. Consumer drones weighing between .55 and 55 pounds are required to be registered with the FAA.
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Ed Waldheim, the long time president of Friends of Jawbone, was presented with a resolution of commendation from the California State Senate at the annual Moose Anderson Day clean-up event held on April 28, 2018, at the Jawbone Station Visitors Center. A plaque was presented to Ed by Benjamin Stark, field representative for State Senator Jean Fuller of Bakersfield, honoring his decades-long work in East Kern County fostering communication among many diverse user groups and federal and state agencies.
Read more: FOJ's Ed Waldheim Feted at Moose Anderson Day