Tag Archives: Forest Service

It’s All Yours

You may have seen this ad on TV before, but the US Forest Service and the National Forest Foundation are trying to get the public involved in getting outdoors and volunteering to make it a better place. If you have … Continue reading

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Map Updates

Added a new geo-referenced PDF map of the Golden Trout Wilderness to the map section. It is a very large (100 MB) high quality map one could print out or use with the Avenza app. The map was created using the … Continue reading

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Update to Safety Section

Updated the Safety page under preparation regarding hazard trees. The U.S. Forest service made their hazard tree awareness document available to the public. The document is used to train both seasonal and permanent employees regardless if it is their first day … Continue reading

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Stolen? It Seems So…

In talking with Forest Service personnel, it appears to be true. Someone has stolen the Golden Trout Wilderness sign at the Summit Trailhead on the Sequoia National Forest. Thought it may be “funny” or “cool to have” it costs $1,000’s … Continue reading

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November Public Meetings for Revised Forest Plans

An opportunity to learn how the Forest Service is planning on managing the Sierra Nevada mountains, including both wilderness and non-wilderness lands. The official release is below. VALLEJO, CALIF., OCTOBER 20, 2014—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. The U.S. Forest Service announces a … Continue reading

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Forest Road 21S50 and the Storm

Here is the latest information about Forest Service road 21S50, the North Road, with regards to the recent storm passing through. The road was opened earlier this week, but snow has once again returned. The road is now closed and, … Continue reading

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Watch the Soda Fire

Interested in watching the progress of the Soda Fire? You can with a live webcam feed! Click HERE to watch the fire’s progression throughout the day. A photo is taken every five minutes and you have a “movie” option too. … Continue reading

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Soda Fire in Golden Trout Wilderness (SQF)

Springville, Calif., January 14, 2014—For Immediate Release. Smoke may be visible high in the Kern drainage from the Soda Fire.  This fire is located near Clicks Creek (one mile west of Gray Meadow) approximately ten miles northeast of Camp Nelson … Continue reading

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Update: History

Added another link to the History section. It is a book sold at Amazon titled Magic of My Mountains. A great read of a former Forest Service employee from the early 1920’s. Added some clarification as to what links are free … Continue reading

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Forest Plan Revision

The Forest Service is inviting all members of the public to provide feedback on the preliminary “Need to Change” for their forest plan revision. They are offering free workshops where you can learn about the process, understand key themes of … Continue reading

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