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Inyo National Forest Rescinds Forest Closure Order Effective Immediately

The Inyo National Forest has rescinded Forest Closure 05-04-51-20-17, effective immediately due to diminished fire risk from the SQF Complex (Castle Fire). This opens the Monache Meadows area. As a reminder, the following closures are still in effect: • Inyo National Forest within Madera County remains closed. The most common destinations are Reds Meadow Valley […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Partial Re-opening | Some closures still in effect

INF Press Release – Date: October 2, 2020 The Inyo National Forest announces a partial re-opening of the forest on October 3. Open: Wildernesses in the Inyo Mountains and the White Mountains, front country dispersed areas throughout the forest, developed sites, resorts, and recreation resident cabins. Developed recreation campgrounds will re-open. However, many campgrounds will remain […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Closure Extended to October 8

(Press Release) Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:14 PM Subject: Inyo National Forest Closure Good afternoon: Today, we received direction from the Regional Office that the Emergency Forest Closures would be extended for the seven of the nine forests that are currently closed. This includes the Inyo National Forest. The regional order is expected to […]

 
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Creek Fire Update as of Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. | Town of Mammoth Lakes Community Meeting

The Town of Mammoth Lakes hosted a zoom update on the Creek Fire with representatives from all the involved agencies Tuesday evening.  CLICK TO WATCH. In a nutshell: Things are looking better than they did late last week as the northeast edge of the fire is behaving as anticipated. The enlarged and labeled topographic maps […]

 
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Lifting of Closures – USFS Iris Fire Update Daily Update | July 27 as of 7:00 a.m.

Iris Fire- Daily Update:  July 27, 2020  (USFS – INF Press Release)   Iris Fire – Lifting of Closures Size: 120 acres Containment: 90% Location: East of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground Fuels: Sagebrush, pinyon/juniper Cause: Lightning Update: Crews continue to mop up and patrol throughout the fire area. The focus remains on the […]

 
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Welcome to Inyo National Forest Acting Forest Supervisor, “Pancho” Smith!

The Inyo National Forest has selected John F. “Pancho” Smith as the Acting Forest Supervisor. Pancho comes to the Inyo from the Los Padres National Forest where he is the District Ranger for the Santa Barbara and Ojai Ranger Districts. Pancho will be here for the next four months. The Forest Supervisor position on the […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Closes Group Camps Under Forest Order

News Release July 7, 2020 The Inyo National Forest is extending the closure of all group campgrounds and two remote campgrounds under a forest order closure The closure can be terminated or extended depending in conditions. Please see Exhibit A (in the link above) for a full list of campgrounds included in this order. The […]

 
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USFS says Firewood Permits now Required

[Press Release 6/25/2020 – Inyo National Forest] As the impacts from COVID-19 continue to be felt across the country, the US Forest Service is committed to providing services on public lands and doing what’s possible for those in need. As such, the Inyo National Forest will provide free personal use firewood permits through September 30, […]

 
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