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Sierra National Forest Planning Vincent Fuel Break Prescribed Fire

CLOVIS, Calif., May 17, 2017 – The Sierra National Forest, High Sierra Ranger District, Fuels and Fire Management staff are planning to ignite a prescribed fire on the Vincent Fuel break May 23, 2017 as part of an ongoing hazard fuels reduction plan. Using the advantage of favorable weather conditio...

Spring Snow Melt Causing Higher River Flows on the Sierra NF

Clovis, CA May 12, 2017 – As warmer weather arrives in the region, rivers fed by melting snows over the High Sierra will cause rivers to rise. The Upper Kings, San Joaquin, and Merced rivers will swell with swift and cold water that will also fill into Bass, Shaver, Huntington and many other lakes t...

Sierra National Forest Plans Prescribed Burn on the Source Kinsman Fuels Project

Clovis CA., April 21, 2017– The Sierra National Forest, Bass Lake Ranger District, Fuels and Fire Management staff are planning to ignite a prescribed burn on the Source Kinsman Fuels Project on Saturday April 22, 2017. Using the advantage of favorable weather conditions, extra fire personnel and eq...

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...

Sierra NF Seeks Public Input on Off-Highway Vehicle (OHMVR) State Grant Proposal

Clovis, CA March 06, 2017– The Sierra National Forest is requesting public input for the 2016/2017 State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) grant funding application cycle. As part of the grant process, the Sierra National Forest is requesting public input or project ideas for what individuals, and org...

Hazard Tree Work Resumes Alongside Forest Roads and Trails

NORTH FORK, Calif. – On February 14, 2017, the Sierra National Forest began work on a number of roadside public safety and forest health projects in Eastern Madera and Mariposa counties. The unprecedented tree mortality in the Sierra National Forest has left a high number of dead and dying trees wit...

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,...

Public Safety Comes First On Bass Lake Ranger District Campgrounds

North Fork, CA. February 10, 2017 - The unprecedented tree mortality in the Sierra National Forest has created a high number of hazard trees within the Bass Lake Ranger District’s campgrounds. In recognition of how important a role these campgrounds are to the community, county, valley and beyond, s...
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