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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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Marina Fire update: 300 personnel on scene

Forest Service update The Marina Fire remains at 600 acres this morning and is 5% contained. The fire is located north of Lee Vining and west of Highway 395 and is burning in pinyon and brush. The fire spotted across Highway 395 yesterday south of Mono City pushed by strong down canyon winds. Crews worked […]

 
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Mono County earns conservation leadership award

Press release Bridgeport, CA – On March 16, 2016, Mono County’s role in the collaborative effort to conserve the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment (Bi-State DPS) of Greater Sage-grouse was recognized during the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and US Forest Service (USFS) Joint Awards Reception held at the 81st North American Wildlife and Natural Resources […]

 
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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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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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Four Wheel Drive Club: ‘Sense of stewardship’

 – US Forest Service press release Volunteers from the Eastern Sierra Four Wheel Drive Club have been lending elbow grease to maintaining and repairing established system roads on the Inyo National Forest. The club, working on their weekends, provides maintenance for OHV road and trails under the direction of the Inyo National Forest.  Their efforts […]

 
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River Fire east of Lone Pine nearly contained

UPDATE: (News release from Cal Fire. ) The River Fire in the Owens Valley had burned 407 acres and was 85 percent contained as of midday Wednesday. Cal Fire Public Information officer Bill Peters said it has been determined the fire was human caused, and the investigation is continuing. CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit fire fighters […]

 
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Bad year for bears

The severe drought this year means little food for creatures.  Bears, desperate for something to eat, are causing problems in Mammoth Lakes.  Both the MLPD and the US Forest Service issued press releases about the situation and the important ways to deal with bears. ** NEWS  RELEASE ** MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT THE BEARS ARE […]

 
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Fire restrictions start Monday, June 25

BLM Bishop Field Office & Inyo National Forest Announce Fire Restrictions   BISHOP, CA, June 22, 2012 – Effective Monday June 25, the Bureau of Land Management is implementing fire restrictions on all BLM-managed public lands within the Bishop Field Office boundary.  At the same time, the U.S. Forest Service is implementing fire restrictions on […]

 
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USFS campground openings ahead

Spring Update on Inyo National Forest Campgrounds Submitted by Nancy Upham, Inyo National Forest Public Information Officer The days are getting longer, the snow is melting away and camping season is just around the corner!  The US Forest Service has been working to make needed repairs and replace worn infrastructure in several campgrounds on the […]

 
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