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Fighting fire with fire

By Deb Murphy Eastern Sierra supervisors got a first-hand look at the devastation caused by the Rough Fire last year and came back with a mix of long-term good news and short-term not so good news. Supervisors Jeff Griffiths from Inyo and Stacy Corless from Mono were included in the tour last month at the […]

 
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Fire restrictions going into effect July 1

Press release The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office and the Inyo National Forest are implementing fire restrictions. The restrictions are in effect on all BLM public lands managed by the Bishop Field Office and Inyo National Forest lands with the exception of certain wilderness areas (see list below). “We look at fuel […]

 
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OHV grant funds open house set for Feb. 11

Press release BISHOP, Calif. – The Inyo National Forest and the Bishop Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management will hold an open house February 11 to gather public ideas for requesting off-highway vehicle grant funds. The informal open house will run from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Forest Service/BLM office, 351 […]

 
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Forest Service planning prescribed fire projects

Forest Service press release The Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts of the Inyo National Forest are planning to implement several prescribed fire projects for habitat improvement and hazardous fuels reduction in the upcoming fall and winter months. Prescribed fires will be conducted when weather and fuel moisture conditions are within prescription to safely accomplish […]

 
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USFS seeking more input on plan revision

VALLEJO, California – The U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Region is sharing our draft proposed species of conservation concern (SCC) lists as part of the land and resource management plan revision process for the Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests. We are asking for public input that provides additional scientific information that may affect the draft […]

 
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Fireworks prohibited in Mammoth Lakes; officials urge fire safety

– Press release from Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District All fireworks are prohibited in the Town of Mammoth Lakes, regardless if “safe and sane” or not.  In addition, personal use of fireworks is prohibited in the non-incorporated areas of Mono County, on the Inyo National Forest (INF), and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. Due […]

 
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Mono court upholds approval by GBAPCD

– Press release from Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Tuesday, the Mono County Superior Court released its decision for the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (Great Basin) to uphold its conditional approval for a new geothermal project by Ormat located in the Casa Diablo area of the Inyo National Forest. In his […]

 
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