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Mammoth Lakes Area Fuels Reduction, Shrub Mowing

USFS news release Beginning Thursday, July 26, the Inyo National Forest will begin fuels reduction work south of the Town of Mammoth Lakes (TOML) on 51 acres of Inyo National Forest land. The goal of treatments is to protect human life and property by reducing potential fire severity. Fuels work will include the mastication; or […]

 
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Inyo National Forest enters into fire restrictions

News release Inyo National Forest is implementing fire restrictions effective on all Inyo National Forest lands. The forest is basing this decision on national level fire activity, local fire activity, and the availability of firefighters for response. Effective July 14th, and until further notice, the following restrictions will be in effect: No campfires, briquette barbeques, […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

USFS news release The State of the Inyo, current as of 5/25/18 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. (expect muddy conditions). Campgrounds open or […]

 
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State of the Inyo (National Forest)

Press release There are a handful of roads that opened this week, including SR270 to Bodie, and there are a few more estimated dates for campground openings. There are a lot of people from the counties, the forest, and Caltrans working on roads and facilities to get ready for fishing opener. The last season snow […]

 
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Tammy Randall-Parker named INF Forest Supervisor

Press release The Inyo National Forest welcomes Tammy Randall-Parker as the Forest Supervisor, who will start in her new position on April 30. Randall-Parker has 27 years of experience with the U.S. Forest Service. Most recently, she has served as the Ouray District Ranger with the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests in Colorado. Tammy has […]

 
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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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State of the Inyo (National Forest)

State of the Inyo (National Forest) Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Lundy Canyon (to the resort), Panum Crater, June Lake Loop (Hwy 158) from the south junction of 395 to 3.5 miles north of June Lake Village. Roads closed: Bodie (Hwy 270), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 […]

 
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Pictured are Debra Hein, Center Manager for the Inyo National Forest and BLM Bishop Field Office Dispatch Center, Andrew Kong, Assistant Center Manager, and Jill Erhard-Moore,  Center Manager San Bernardino National Forest  after Andrew received the Golden Mic Award.

Andrew Kong earns ‘Golden Mic’ Award

Press release Andrew Kong, the Assistant Center Manager for Inyo National Forest and BLM Bishop Field Office Dispatch Center, has received the Pacific Southwest Region (PSW) of the U.S. Forest Service “Golden Mic” Award for his excellence in service in 2017. The PSW of the USFS represents forests in California, Hawai’i, and the U.S. affiliated […]

 
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Prescribed burns scheduled for Mammoth Knolls, June Lake

Letter and news release Mammoth Knolls Resident, Fire Crews of the Mammoth Ranger District, on the Inyo National Forest, are in cooperation with the Mammoth Lakes Fire Department in order to take advantage of recent and forecasted winter weather conditions this week to complete Prescribed Burn Piles near the Mammoth Knolls neighborhood. This area is […]

 
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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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