Tag Archives | Mammoth District Ranger Jon Regelbrugge


Campground closures explained

With the recent government shutdown and re-opening, some citizens locally have wondered why campgrounds managed by concessionaires had to close. We asked Mammoth District Ranger Jon Regelbrugge, who said orders came from the national level about government-owned facilities. He said that campgrounds which are under permit to concessionaires are government-owned. The permit, said Regelbrugge, allows […]

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Forest Service reviews MMSA plan for June Mountain

Earlier this month, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area submitted a response to the Forest Service on how they will manage June Mountain this winter during its closure and when and how they plan to re-open it. After Mammoth Mountain CEO Rusty Gregory announced that June Mountain would close due to financial problems and a reported annual […]

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Regelbrugge spells out tree salvage

Still countless numbers of trees, blown down by a fierce windstorm at the end of last November, lie on Forest Service land in Reds Meadow.  Major clean-up efforts did clear the road to Reds Meadow Valley at the end of June with repairs of some campground damage and blocked trails.  The Forest Service now stands […]

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Agencies met to talk over wild mustang herd

A month ago, a local source expressed concern about the future of a wild mustang herd near Montgomery Pass.  Reports circulated that the Department of Fish and Game might destroy some of the horses.  Local Fish and Game refused to return phone calls, however, now, the Forest Service has reported on a recent meeting over […]

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