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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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Firewood season begins Friday

– Press release The Inyo National Forest announces that the opening of personal use fuelwood season starts Friday, May 1st. Fuelwood permits will soon go on sale at local U.S. Forest Service Ranger Stations and Visitor Centers beginning Wednesday, April 29th. Maps showing areas open to cutting are available with a purchased fuelwood permit. Fuelwood […]

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Inyo National Forest planning early openings

– Press release from Inyo National Forest The Inyo National Forest is planning to open recreation facilities on the Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts early this year based upon warm, dry conditions throughout the winter months. The forest is coordinating with the Town of Mammoth Lakes, National Park Service, Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, Cal […]

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What’s it all about? Recreation

Eastern Sierra Recreation Collaborative Connects with Gateway Communities Final meeting scheduled to support collaborative community input MAMMOTH LAKES, CALIF., November 4, 2014—The Eastern Sierra Recreation Collaborative (ESRC) held two gateway community meetings recently to engage recreation enthusiasts in a dialog about their experiences on the Inyo National Forest.  The meetings were held as part of […]

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INF gets ready for winter road closures

The Inyo National Forest Prepares for Potential Winter Road Closures The Inyo National Forest is preparing for the week-end storm in the forecast. The forest may implement winter closures for roads that access the Reds Meadow Valley and Mammoth Lakes Basin areas of the Inyo National Forest. For the Reds Meadow Valley Road, the forest […]

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