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Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team to State: Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks

Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team Requests the State Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks in Mariposa, Madera, Mono and Tuolumne Counties [SW NOTE: Bowing to pressure from business owners that want to reopen sooner with in-door dining and environmentalists concerned over dispersed camping and fire officials as well, the Mono County Board of Supervisors […]

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Inyo National Forest Extends Closure of Developed Recreation Sites Thru June 30

The Inyo National Forest announced today that most developed recreation sites will remain closed through June 30. The closure can be rescinded as needed. The order does not close trails, trailheads, and general forest areas, which remain open for public use. The forest closure includes visitor centers, campgrounds, picnic areas, and day use areas and their facilities (restrooms, […]

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Inyo National Forest Enters Fire Restrictions

(News Release May 13, 2020 from U.S. Forest Service, Inyo National Forest) National Forest Enters Fire Restrictions Inyo National Forest is implementing fire restrictions effective on all Inyo National Forest lands. “We want to support a strong fire prevention program, limiting human-caused fires, to keep our firefighters healthy and ready for when we need them […]

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50 Year Anniversary of Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association partnership with Inyo National Forest today !

The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association wants everyone to know that February 2020 marks its Golden Anniversary partnership with the Inyo National Forest established 50 years ago. The partnership began on February 20, 1970. ESIA is the first independent organization in the United States offering interpretation to operate under a Participating Agreement with the U.S. Forest […]

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Prescribed fire on Twain Islet at Mono Lake for next few days.

Deb Schweizer Public Affairs Specialist Forest Service Inyo National Forest  sent this notice: Weather and air quality conditions permitting, fire crews will conduct a prescribed fire on Twain Islet . The project will be ongoing for two to three days. This project is focused on removing Bassia hyssopifolia. This non-native plant prefers wetlands and alkaline […]

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Sierra Wave Media received this joint release from Stuart Brown  Parks and Recreation Director / PIO and Deb Schweizer, Public Affairs Officer, Inyo National Forest on responsible dog ownership.  Mammoth Lakes, CA – The Town of Mammoth Lakes and the Inyo National Forest are reminding residents and visitors about proper dog etiquette and to inform recreation […]

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Forest Plan Released

Inyo National Forest releases Record of Decision for Forest Plan   BISHOP, Calif., October 23, 2019 — The Forest Supervisor, Tammy Randall-Parker, has signed the Record of Decision to approve the 2019 land management plan for the Inyo National Forest. The approved plan will become effective 30 days after publication of the notice of its […]

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Regional Sustainable Recreation Projects begins 2-year process

By Deb Murphy Close to 100 East Side residents got together at Tallman Pavilion last Thursday to kick-off a two-year effort to identify sustainable recreation projects in the Sierra Nevada. The initiative is funded with $618,760 of Prop. 68 monies, administered by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy. John Wentworth with Mammoth Lakes Trails-Public Access is coordinating […]

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Inyo National Forest release its final EIS

INF news release BISHOP, Calif. The Inyo National Forest is releasing their final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the revised land management plan, under the provisions of the 2012 planning rule. This Final EIS will be published in the Federal Register on Friday, September 20 for a 30-day review period. The 2019 land management plan […]

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Friday updates on Taboose, Spring, Cow fires

USFS news releases The Taboose Fire, located southwest of Big Pine and northwest of the community of Aberdeen, remains at 380 acres and 30% containment. Last night, the fire was quiet and showed no growth. Today, crews will continue strengthening containment lines and mopping up hot spots. A slight chance for thunderstorms remains in the […]

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