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Forest Plan Revision February 2018 Update: Inyo National Forest

Throughout 2017, the USDA Forest Service shared updates on our progress. For example, the Inyo National Forest updated direction for managing recreation and aquatic habitats, revised the list of rivers eligible for wild and scenic river designation, previewed proposed changes to the Regional Foreste...

It’s time for a Preview! 

Inyo National Forest shares plan direction for Sustainable Recreation and Aquatic-Riparian Resources The Inyo National Forest is finalizing its environmental impact statement and forest plan. To celebrate our progress, and prepare you for when we release the final documents this fall, we’re offerin...

Forest Service Seeking Comments for Emerald Fire Restoration

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA., Apr 17, 2017 – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is seeking comments on a proposal to remove hazard trees and plant seedlings in the Emerald Fire area.  Comments are most helpful if received by April 28, 2017. “Restoration of the Emerald Fire ar...

Modifications to Forest Plan Revisions: The Path Forward

As promised we’ve been providing updates on our progress in reviewing and responding to the public comments the Forest Service received on the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) and draft forest plans for the Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests. In developing responses to public commen...

Meadow Mapping in Progress

Forest Service and Partners are Mapping ALL the Meadows As part of forest plan revision process, we need to understand where our meadows are and what shape they’re in. The Forest Service is groundtruthing and updating a map made by UC Davis researchers showing over 17,000 meadows in the Sierra Neva...

Northwest Forest Plan Science Synthesis Update: Public Input Available for Viewing

Public input on the scientific content of the draft Northwest Forest Plan Science Synthesis received by January 20, 2017 is now available online for viewing at http://www.mmg-insights.com/nwfpsspublicinput. The input—which was compiled by MacKenzie Marketing Group, a third-party contractor—has been ...

Best Responses to Complex Comments Takes Time

In December 2016 we introduced you to the comment review team that is analyzing the public comments the Forest Service received on the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) and draft forest plans for the Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests. It’s time for an update on their progress.First,...

Northwest Forest Plan Science Synthesis Update

Northwest Forest Plan Science Synthesis Update: Recording of Public Forum, Peer Reviewer Listing Available Online A few quick updates related to the Northwest Forest Plan draft science synthesis: A recording of the December 6 draft science synthesis public forum is now available online at http:/...
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