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Fire Restrictions Lifted by Inyo National Forest | November 17

The Inyo National Forest announces that fire restrictions put into place for the forest earlier this summer will be rescinded on Tuesday, November 17. Recent rain and snow, combined with increased humidity, shorter days, and cooler nighttime temperatures have prompted the forest to lift the fire restrictions. Taro Pusina, Fire Management Officer for the Inyo […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Reopens most of John Muir Wilderness, part of Ansel Adams Wilderness

The Inyo National Forest is reopening the majority of the John Muir Wilderness and a segment of the Ansel Adams Wilderness as the risk from wildfires is decreasing. In interagency cooperation, Sequoia National Park is revising their closure areas on the SQF Complex and Rattlesnake Fire, allowing many areas in the southern John Muir Wilderness […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Rescinds Forest Closure Order Effective Immediately

The Inyo National Forest has rescinded Forest Closure 05-04-51-20-17, effective immediately due to diminished fire risk from the SQF Complex (Castle Fire). This opens the Monache Meadows area. As a reminder, the following closures are still in effect: • Inyo National Forest within Madera County remains closed. The most common destinations are Reds Meadow Valley […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Partial Re-opening | Some closures still in effect

INF Press Release – Date: October 2, 2020 The Inyo National Forest announces a partial re-opening of the forest on October 3. Open: Wildernesses in the Inyo Mountains and the White Mountains, front country dispersed areas throughout the forest, developed sites, resorts, and recreation resident cabins. Developed recreation campgrounds will re-open. However, many campgrounds will remain […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Closure Extended to October 8

(Press Release) Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:14 PM Subject: Inyo National Forest Closure Good afternoon: Today, we received direction from the Regional Office that the Emergency Forest Closures would be extended for the seven of the nine forests that are currently closed. This includes the Inyo National Forest. The regional order is expected to […]

 
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Creek Fire Update as of Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. | Town of Mammoth Lakes Community Meeting

The Town of Mammoth Lakes hosted a zoom update on the Creek Fire with representatives from all the involved agencies Tuesday evening.  CLICK TO WATCH. In a nutshell: Things are looking better than they did late last week as the northeast edge of the fire is behaving as anticipated. The enlarged and labeled topographic maps […]

 
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Lifting of Closures – USFS Iris Fire Update Daily Update | July 27 as of 7:00 a.m.

Iris Fire- Daily Update:  July 27, 2020  (USFS – INF Press Release)   Iris Fire – Lifting of Closures Size: 120 acres Containment: 90% Location: East of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground Fuels: Sagebrush, pinyon/juniper Cause: Lightning Update: Crews continue to mop up and patrol throughout the fire area. The focus remains on the […]

 
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Welcome to Inyo National Forest Acting Forest Supervisor, “Pancho” Smith!

The Inyo National Forest has selected John F. “Pancho” Smith as the Acting Forest Supervisor. Pancho comes to the Inyo from the Los Padres National Forest where he is the District Ranger for the Santa Barbara and Ojai Ranger Districts. Pancho will be here for the next four months. The Forest Supervisor position on the […]

 
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