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An interview with scientist Connie Millar

Inyo National Forest press release Interview conducted by Deb Schweizer, who wrote, “Recently, I was asked by our Civil Rights Officer if I was aware of someone local who would make a good profile for Women’s History Month and I thought of Connie Millar. For years, I have considered Connie as the woman who researches […]

 
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Snowmobilers asked to respect off-limit areas

INF news release Based upon reports from rangers and visitors, the Inyo National Forest is reminding snowmobilers to respect off-limit areas of the forest that are closed to snowmobiles. The Inyo National Forest provides a wide spectrum of winter recreational activities. Visitors and residents can vastly improve these recreational opportunities and reduce conflict and by […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

The State of the Inyo, current as of 2/26/19 Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Hwy 158 from south junction @ Hwy 395 to 3.5 miles north of June Lake Village. Roads Closed: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Bodie (Hwy 270), Lundy Lake Rd. (1.5 miles up from Hwy 395), Tioga Pass […]

 
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Philip DeSenze joins Inyo National Forest

News release The Inyo National Forest is pleased to welcome Philip DeSenze as the new White Mountain District Ranger. Philip reported to Bishop on January 22, 2019. “I am excited to be here and get to know my staff, the community, and the forest,” said DeSenze. “This position comes with great responsibility and I am […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

The State of the Inyo, current as 11/30/18 Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Hwy 158 from south junction @ Hwy 395 to 3.5 miles north of June Lake Village. Roads Closed: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Bodie (Hwy 270), Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 W), Saddlebag Rd., Hwy 120 E (south of junction […]

 
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Pass update and State of the Inyo National Forest

USFS news releases MONO AND INYO COUNTIES– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has, or has scheduled, closure for the following passes: State Route 203 (SR-203) from Mammoth Mountain Inn to the Mono/Madera County Line is now closed for the winter season. State Route 168W (SR-168W) (Bishop Creek) will temporarily close at the winter gate […]

 
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Mammoth Lakes talks fire with local, federal agencies

By Deb Murphy The day after the Town of Mammoth Lakes held a wildfire workshop, fires in Ventura County and north of Sacramento were back in the news. The consensus: the state’s fire season runs from January 1 through December 31. Representatives from Inyo National Forest and Mammoth Lakes Fire Department explained both their preventative […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

USFS press release Here are some changes of note: The Glass Creek and Lower Lee Vining Campground remain open due to the fair weather and available staffing (USFS). They are will remain open, weather permitting, through November. The Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center is closed for the season. All other visitor centers will transition […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

From USFS The State of the Inyo, current as of 10/23/18 Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 w), Saddlebag Lake Rd., Hwy 120 E (Benton), Bodie (Hwy 270) Lundy Canyon June Lake Loop, Parker Lake Rd. Campgrounds open: Lundy Canyon, Lower Lee Vining […]

 
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The State of the Inyo National Forest

From USFS The State of the Inyo, current as of 10/2/18 Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 w), Saddlebag Lake Rd., Hwy 120 E (Benton), Bodie (Hwy 270) Lundy Canyon June Lake Loop, Parker Lake Rd. Campgrounds open: Lundy Canyon, Aspen Grove, Lower Lee Vining, […]

 
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Beautiful sights – Inyo County and fall colors

Press release “Dude, autumn happens here, too.” With that statement the Eastern Sierra stakes its claim to having enough bountiful, bright fall foliage to compete with fall color hot spots such as New England and the Rocky Mountains. Inyo County and the Inyo National Forest are where Californians and out-of-state visitors find the state’s first […]

 
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Updates on Reds Meadow Road

Press releases Beginning Thursday, September 6th, the mandatory Reds Meadow Shuttle from the Adventure Center at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area through the Reds Meadow Valley will end its daily service. However, due to the extremely limited parking available in the valley, the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA) will run a complimentary weekend intervalley shuttle service […]

 
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