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Forest Service Mammoth District Ranger Jon Regelbrugge

Regelbrugge spells out tree salvage

Still countless numbers of trees, blown down by a fierce windstorm at the end of last November, lie on Forest Service land in Reds Meadow.  Major clean-up efforts did clear the road to Reds Meadow Valley at the end of June with repairs of some campground damage and blocked trails.  The Forest Service now stands […]

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Reds Meadow Valley Road opens Friday

(US Forest Service Press Release) REDS MEADOW VALLEY ROAD TO OPEN ON FRIDAY JUNE 29 Bishop, Calif., June 26, 2012 –  Barring unforeseen circumstances, the Reds Meadow Valley Road is now scheduled to open to the public on Friday, June 29, providing public access to Devils Postpile National Monument, Rainbow Falls, Reds Meadow Resort and […]

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Mono SAR helps Ohio hikers

On June 14, 2012, the Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team responded to a call for help of two hikers who had lost their trail. A father and his 17 year-old son from Ohio went on a day hike over Mammoth Pass to the Devils Postpile National Monument.  While returning to their vehicle at […]

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Reds Meadow: No projected opening

Inyo National Forest – Wind Event Blowdown Clean-up Continues in Reds Meadow Valley and Devils Postpile National Monument BISHOP, Calif., May 31, 2012 – Last November 30 a powerful windstorm tore through a number of areas of the state, and some areas were hit exceptionally hard, including the Reds Meadow Valley of the Inyo National […]

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Economic value of Devils Postpile

The Department of Interior has just released a report that shows the National Park System contributed more than $31 billion to local economies and supported 258,000 jobs in 2010.  Locally, the report on Devils Postpile National Monument shows a large financial and job contribution to our communities. These reports came out as part of President […]

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Wind-fallen tree project in Reds Meadow

November 30, a ferocious windstorm toppled as many as 10,000 trees in the Middle Fork San Joaquin River watershed of the Inyo National Forest.  The Forest Service earlier reported that the damage occured in patches from Island Pass all the way down to Fish Creek and throughout the Reds Meadow Valley. In recent weeks, the […]

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