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State of the Inyo National Forest

Press release Here is the current State of the Inyo. The counties are beginning to plow, clear and sweep, and conduct routine maintenance on many of the mountain roads, but they remain closed at this time. They will also have to keep an eye on the incoming storm in this weekend’s forecast. Hwy 120 E […]

 
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Prescribed burns slated near Crowley Lake, Casa Diablo

USFS press release As weather and air quality conditions permit, the White Mountain Ranger District of the Inyo National Forest will complete prescribed fire projects at sites located along the Highway 395 corridor near Crowley Lake and Casa Diablo. These prescribed fire units are east of Crowley Lake and are in the Jeffrey pine/sage/pinyon pine […]

 
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Crews responding to nine small fires in INF

 USFS news release Fire crews are responding to nine fires, all that appear to be lightning-caused, throughout the Inyo National Forest. All the fires are ¼ of an acre in size or less. All have low potential for growth since the area received wetting rain with the thunderstorm that passed through. Some of these fires […]

 
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Reds Meadow Valley Road re-opens

USFS press release The Reds Meadow Valley Road re-opened Friday afternoon after mudslides closed the road last weekend. Visitors to the Reds Meadow Valley and Devils Postpile National Monument should take care as there may be debris and rock on the road. As a reminder, there is no overnight parking or camping in the Reds […]

 
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Cause of Owens River Fire determined

United States Forest Service press release The Owens River Fire has been determined to have been caused by a re-ignition of the Clark Fire.  Specifically, fire investigators determined that the Owens River Fire ignited in a box canyon meadow near the Clark Fire from a layer of dense organic material that was smoldering beneath the […]

 
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Horseshoe Fire: It makes a village

By Deb Murphy The Horseshoe Fire started Tuesday afternoon west of Lone Pine. By Sunday, the fire was 94-percent contained, leaving 361 charred acres. According to an on-site Forest Service public information officer for the incident Manual Madrigal, the Forest Service would probably pull out this evening, leaving the mop up to Inyo National Forest […]

 
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Saturday night update on Rock Creek, Clark fires

USFS The Rock Creek Fire is estimated to be 185 acres and 5% contained. Crews made excellent progress today constructing fireline along the southwest flank and then completing initial fireline around much of the fire perimeter. These lines will continue to be strengthened.  Aerial support assisted crews on the ground to cool the edges for […]

 
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Round Fire: Residents may re-enter today

UPDATE: 3:40 PM From CAL FIRE: Credential verification for Repopulation of Paradise & Swall Meadows residents will begin at 4 p.m. We will let residents of both communites; however, Paradise will not have power until around 9pm ### Horrible tragedy in the Eastern Sierra: The Round Fire claimed 40 homes – 39 in Swall Meadows […]

 
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BLM, USFS approve geothermal plan

BLM and Inyo National Forest Release Decisions for the CD-IV Geothermal Development Project The Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office and the U.S. Forest Service, Inyo National Forest, today signed the Records of Decision approving a new 40-megawatt geothermal project near Mammoth Lakes in Mono County. Under the terms of the Records of Decision […]

 
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USFS workshops on forest plan revision

Inyo National Forest Preparing to Revise 1988 Forest Plan –Workshops to be Held on Collaboration in Forest Planning, Nov. 16 & 17– The Inyo National Forest has been designated as an “early adopter” forest by the Forest Service, indicating that the Inyo will be in the first tier of eight national forests to revise their […]

 
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Letter to the editor: Mammoth Motorcycle Club offers solution

6-28-2012 Letter to the editor: CC: Ed Armenta, Jon Regellbrugge, Nancy Upham, Marty Hornick, Jon Kazmerski, Nick Ettema, FOI, MammothMC
BCC: MammothMC email list Dear Benett and all, 

Travel Management consequences are too large to define, the loss of experiences beyond words.  Through the voice of many our club is formulating a proposal that could bring […]

 
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