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Officials caution snowmobilers on off-limit areas

Press release Based upon reports from rangers and visitors alike, the Inyo National Forest is reminding snowmobilers to respect off-limit areas of the forest that are closed to snowmobiles. Forest Service rangers are patrolling closed areas for illegal snowmobile activity; focusing on locations where these incursions are problematic. These areas include designated Wilderness and Research […]

 
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Comments sought on OHMVR grant funds

Press release BISHOP, Calif. – The Inyo National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office (BLM) have submitted to the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) preliminary applications for grant funds to enhance and manage motorized recreation. The agencies invite public comments on the preliminary grant applications. These and all other applicants’ grant […]

 
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Whitney Portal Road spring re-opening may be delayed

Interagency press release Substantial snowfall from an atmospheric river event in mid-January has led to a major rock fall on Whitney Portal Road, causing significant damage to an approximately 100-foot stretch of road. This damage may delay the re-opening of the road this spring. Initial assessments by Inyo County, Cal Trans, and Inyo National Forest […]

 
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Let the sun shine! Visitor Center in Lone Pine turns on solar system

USFS press release The Inyo National Forest is pleased to announce that the solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the Eastern Sierra Visitor Center in Lone Pine was turned on in December. This system should meet nearly 100% of the facility’s electrical demand. “The solar photovoltaic system installation at the visitor center in Lone Pine exemplifies the Forest Service’s commitment […]

 
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‘Incident response’ vendors sought by Inyo National Forest

USFS press release The Inyo National Forest is conducting outreach to Eastern Sierra vendors, residents, and businesses who are interested in being available for incident response. Those who are interested will sign up and compete for emergency Incident Agreements that are open for solicitation in 2017. Currently, when wildfires or other incidents occur in the […]

 
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Inyo National Forest celebrating Preservation Act

Press release The Inyo National Forest, through National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) funding, has developed a series of posters that celebrate achievements of the forest’s heritage program over the past 50 years. This collaborative effort celebrates the unique local historic and archeological resources of the Eastern Sierra. A sample of these posters will be on […]

 
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Ormat to conduct geothermal well testing

Press release MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office, in coordination with the Inyo National Forest Mammoth Lakes Ranger District, has approved a proposal by Ormat Nevada Inc. to conduct a 30-day flow and injection test of two existing geothermal wells near the town of Mammoth Lakes. The flow and […]

 
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INF seeks input on Mammoth Base Land Exchange

Press release The Inyo National Forest is seeking input for the proposed Mammoth Base Land Exchange. Under the proposed action, 30.6 acres of land would be transferred to the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA). Twelve non-Federal parcels – totaling approximately 1,317.5 acres – would be transferred to the United States, to be managed by the […]

 
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ESRC wrap-up meeting for Forest plan, DEIS this Monday

From ESRC Friends – The Eastern Sierra Recreation Collaborative (ESRC) is pleased to remind you of a special wrap-up meeting this Monday, August 15 at Cerro Coso Community College in Bishop starting at 6:00 PM to conclude its series of public meetings held in gateway communities of the Eastern Sierra. The three gateway community meetings provided participants […]

 
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