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Reds Meadow Road to Open Friday June 17

  Reds Meadow Road will be opening this Friday June 17, providing public access to Devils Postpile National Monument, Rainbow Falls, Reds Meadow Resort and recreation sites, trailheads and campgrounds in the Reds Meadow Valley. The Reds Meadow Shuttle Service provided by Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, also begins service on June 17 which is mandatory […]

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This Summer Some Areas Burned in Recent Wildfires Reopen Above Porterville

Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument Springville CA – June 9, 2022  Some areas burned in the 2020 Castle and 2021 Windy fires will be open to recreation this summer in the Western Divide Ranger District, Sequoia National Forest. Other areas will remain closed to ensure public safety, protect natural resources, and provide […]

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Wildfire Education Academy Invites Residents to Join Virtual Session on Wildfire Management Plans and Policies

  The third session of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments (ESCOG) Citizen’s Wildfire Education Academy (Academy) will focus on Current U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) 2022 Wildfire Management Plans and Policies. The session is scheduled for Monday, June 20th at […]

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Coyotes Rival Bears as Least Appreciated Wildlife in Mammoth Lakes

  Coyotes are everywhere so it’s no surprise they’ve shown up in Mammoth Lakes to enjoy an abundance of carelessly discarded people-food. Mammoth Police Department’s Code Compliance Officer Rick Bellis gave a detailed presentation on the species at last week’s Mammoth Town Council meeting to help locals discourage the critters Mark Twain described as a […]

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Groups Support Proposal to Protect Wildlife and Rare Species in the California’s Eastern Sierra 

BRIDGEPORT, Calif.— Today, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest announced its draft decision not to authorize cattle grazing on scenic and biodiverse public lands in the Eastern Sierra. The Forest Service had been reviewing whether to initiate cattle grazing on inactive sheep grazing allotments of approximately 16,500 acres where domestic sheep grazing was discontinued to protect Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep […]

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It Takes More than Stocking for World-Class Eastern Sierra Fishing

  The much-anticipated Eastern Sierra trout season opener is almost here! Before you grab those rods and reels and head out to your secret fishing holes, cast an eye to what is happening on the land and water affecting your favorite world-class fisheries. More Than Planting Keeping streams full of fish takes more than just […]

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Southern California Edison Issues Safety Tips for Strong Winds on April 11 & 12, 2022

    Strong and gusty winds are expected throughout Southern and Central California on Monday and Tuesday. These winds can topple trees, damage electrical equipment and cause power outages. When winds are in the forecast, planning and preparing are essential. Please share these tips with your readers/viewers to ensure that they remain safe and prepared. […]

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