Archive | May, 2021

Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide 2021

The Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide 2021 has been released

The Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide for 2021 is out! One of the best local fishing publications, The Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide 2021, is now available. You can find it at almost any sporting goods shops, chambers of commerce, visitors centers, and many small retail food stores and restaurants. The Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide gives common […]

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Mono County’s Final Dispersed Camping Summit Spells Out the Message

After three months of preparation for the migration of visitors to the Eastern Sierra, the Dispersed Camping Summit’s subcommittees made their presentation of plans and materials at the final session held on-line May 25. The cause of the chaos, outlined by facilitator Paul McFarland of the DeChambeau Creek Foundation, is fairly obvious. Last summer, Southern […]

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Hayden Cabin Museum

Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin Now Open!

Mammoth Museum at The Hayden Cabin Now Open The Hayden Cabin/Mammoth Museum is housed in the original 1920’s log cabin built by Emmett Hayden, map maker of the Eastern Sierra. It contains many artifacts from that period as well as historic photographs and displays. This four room log cabin has many original furnishings that decorate […]

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife Says Fish Disease Back at Hot Creek Trout Hatchery

Disease Outbreak at Hot Creek Trout Hatchery Halts Fish Planting by Mono County Facility [Déjà vu…all over again?] The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has suspended all fish planting from the Hot Creek Trout Hatchery in Mono County as a bacterial outbreak has been detected at the facility. Fish pathology experts have confirmed […]

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Northern Inyo Hospital Prepared for Anything Over this Long Memorial Day Weekend

The Northern Inyo Hospital held a “presser” with local news media on Wednesday, May 26, to discuss some of the changes coming about with Inyo County moving into the Yellow, Least Restrictive Tier of the Blueprint for a Safe Economy and the rescission of the local county Public Health Officer’s health order on wearing facemask. […]

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Inyo National Forest Wants You to have a Great Visit…and Recreate Safely

Press Release 5/27/2021– This Monday, Memorial Day, as we (US Forest Service) honor all the heroes who gave their lives in military service to this nation, the Inyo National Forest would also like to remind all visitors to plan ahead before visiting. Please recreate responsibly, including packing out your trash, use good social distancing when […]

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From Mono County Tourism

Tioga Pass Road through Yosemite Park scheduled to open Thursday, May 27

Yosemite National Park Tioga Pass Road to open Thursday, May 27. Tioga Road (the continuation of Highway 120 through the park) will tentatively open on Thursday, May 27, at 8 am, weather and conditions permitting. Check for updates. Please protect wildlife by obeying speed limits. The Tuolumne Meadows Store, Grill, and Post Office will […]

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Josh Ellsworth appointed new Bishop interim chief of police

Did Bishop City Council “Diss” the Current Interim Police Chief?

Did the Bishop City Council “Diss” the current Interim Police Chief, Josh Ellsworth, when it announced its intentions to offer the job to an “Outsider?” At the last Bishop City Council meeting, in a letter sent by Bishop Sgt. Dan Nolan, a 20-year police department veteran, the Council’s decision to offer the currently position, opened […]

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Sequoia National Forest preparing to open campgrounds

Sequoia National Forest preparing to open campgrounds by Memorial Day Weekend The Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest for the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument. Forest staff are working to bring first come, first served campgrounds back online, and most are projected to be available by the holiday weekend. Services […]

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No Masks! No Mas! Sort of…Inyo County Rescinds Public Health Order on Wearing Facecoverings

With Inyo County now in the Yellow Tier of the state’s Blueprint – Least restrictions category, Dr. James Richardson, the Public Health Officer has rescinded his previous mask requirement mandate issued last year. So, basically, no masks under certain circumstances. Remember that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over and there will be circumstances where you […]

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Wildcare Eastern Sierra says “It’s Baby Season!” and they could really use your help!

“Baby Season” Is Heating Up: Volunteers Needed Spring is here. Earth Day has come and gone. World Migratory Bird Day flew by on May 8th with Mother’s Day close behind. Our erratic weather has affected just about everything: flowers and trees, mammals and reptiles, insects, and birds. Only drought and wind seem constant. Rehabilitators care […]

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