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Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team to State: Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks

Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team Requests the State Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks in Mariposa, Madera, Mono and Tuolumne Counties [SW NOTE: Bowing to pressure from business owners that want to reopen sooner with in-door dining and environmentalists concerned over dispersed camping and fire officials as well, the Mono County Board of Supervisors […]

 
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BLM Bishop Field Office to conduct prescribed fire to improve wetland habitat

News Release  by Serena Baker Public Affairs Officer BLM for Sierra Wave Media  Interagency wildland fire crews from the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office and the Inyo National Forest will be treating up to 70 acres of public lands with prescribed fire at Fish Slough north of Bishop in Inyo and Mono counties […]

 
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Open house for USFS and BLM off-highway vehicle grants scheduled for February 6th  

News Release  BISHOP, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office and Inyo National Forest will hold an open house at the co-located BLM/Forest Service office, 351 Pacu Lane, Bishop, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, to gather public input for potential off-highway vehicle grant funding requests. The agencies annually request […]

 
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Eastern Sierra Land Trust earns top recognition

Press release BISHOP, CA – Since its founding in 2001, Bishop-based nonprofit Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) has made its mark in the Eastern Sierra community by maximizing the power of partnerships. Now this collaborative approach is gaining national acclaim. The United States Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently recognized ESLT […]

 
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Update on proposed drilling at Conglomerate Mesa

MINING COMPANY ABANDONS EXPLORATION AT CONGLOMERATE MESA, BLM ALLOWS CLAIM HOLDERS TO SHOP PROJECT TO OTHERS Local advocates continue fight against proposed drilling in the Eastern Sierra, as BLM informs groups that claim holders are searching for company to take up project Press release from Sierra Club and Friends of the Inyo BISHOP, CA — […]

 
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It’s that time for fire restrictions, burn-permit suspensions

BLM announces seasonal fire restrictions for public lands managed by Bishop Field Office BISHOP, Calif. –The Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions for public lands managed by the Bishop Field Office in Inyo and Mono counties beginning Monday, July 2. The restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. “These seasonal restrictions are […]

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Groups, residents oppose mining at Conglomerate Mesa

Friends of the Inyo, Sierra Club press release RESIDENTS UNITE IN OPPOSITION TO MINING AT CONGLOMERATE MESA Bureau of Land Management defies community consensus; gives the green light for gold exploration near Death Valley National Park Bishop, CA — The Bureau of the Land Management recently announced a decision to allow exploration for gold at […]

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BLM OKs exploratory drilling at Conglomerate Mesa

By Deb Murphy Silver Standard U.S. Holdings Inc. got the green light from the Bureau of Land Management’s Ridgecrest Regional Office for exploratory drilling on Conglomerate Mesa in the Inyo Mountains. The decision of record requires aerial access to the site rather than re-opening roads to the area. Friends of the Inyos, one of the […]

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Pictured are Debra Hein, Center Manager for the Inyo National Forest and BLM Bishop Field Office Dispatch Center, Andrew Kong, Assistant Center Manager, and Jill Erhard-Moore,  Center Manager San Bernardino National Forest  after Andrew received the Golden Mic Award.

Andrew Kong earns ‘Golden Mic’ Award

Press release Andrew Kong, the Assistant Center Manager for Inyo National Forest and BLM Bishop Field Office Dispatch Center, has received the Pacific Southwest Region (PSW) of the U.S. Forest Service “Golden Mic” Award for his excellence in service in 2017. The PSW of the USFS represents forests in California, Hawai’i, and the U.S. affiliated […]

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