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Work begins to clear Lakes Basin roads

Press release The Inyo National Forest, in cooperation with the Town of Mammoth Lakes and Cal Trans, is beginning work to open the Lakes Basin and Reds Meadow roads. These areas are popular recreation destination for visitors and locals alike and provides access to the Devils Postpile National Monument, trailheads that access the John Muir […]

 
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MCWD urges increased conservation awareness

– Press release from the Mammoth Community Water District Mammoth Lakes, CA –Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) announced the need for increased conservation awareness in 2015 as California’s drought persists into its fourth year. MCWD depends on the region’s snowpack to feed the District’s surface water supply and replenish groundwater aquifers. Unfortunately, the current snowpack […]

 
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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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Fly Fishing Faire draws crowd

For those into fishing and the Eastern Sierra outdoors, a Friday through Sunday event centered in Mammoth Lakes will cover the Owens River, Hot Creek, Rush Creek, the Walker Basin, the Inyo Forest, trout stocking, and actual fishing. The Fly Fishing Faire, sponsored by Southwest Council International Federation of Fly Fishers, centers at Cerro Coso […]

 
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USFS reports status of roads in Mammoth Lakes area

Mammoth Lakes Basin and Reds Meadow Road Plowing to Begin — Reds Meadow Road to Remain Closed During Cleanup Operations — BISHOP, Calif., April 20, 2012 – Above average temperatures and a below average snowpack are allowing road plowing efforts to begin earlier than normal this spring. The Town of Mammoth Lakes will begin plowing […]

 
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Forest Service warns of snowmobile patrol; cites 6 for trespass

(Inyo National Forest press release) Inyo National Forest law enforcement personnel have once again started their snowmobile patrols for the 2012 season. In a continuing effort to protect congressionally designated wilderness within the Inyo National Forest from illegal snowmobile use, law enforcement patrols will be routinely patrolling problem areas both on skis and snowmobiles and […]

 
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Downed trees – public danger in Lakes Basin

By: Nancy Upham, Inyo National Forest December 1, 2011 – The winds that blew throughout the state Wednesday night brought down approximately 300-400 trees in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. Most of the trees were located in the vicinity of the Mammoth Lakes Pack Station. Many of the uprooted trees have not completely fallen to the […]

 
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Mammoth Lakes Basin camp facilities mostly locked up

Locked up too soon?  That was the question raised before the Mammoth Town Council about Forest Service camping facilities in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. Mammoth Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles stood up during public comment to speak as a private citizen.  He pointed out that he probably spends more time in the Lakes Basin than anyone […]

 
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