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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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INF expands fire restrictions

Press release The Inyo National Forest is expanding fire restrictions to include wilderness areas of the Inyo National Forest. Previously, certain wilderness areas had been exempted. Beginning on Friday July 29, the following restrictions will be in effect: No campfires, briquette barbeques, or stove fires are allowed outside of designated developed recreation sites and specifically […]

 
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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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