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Sierra National Forest Declares the Creek Fire 100% contained

The Creek Fire seemed to hang a pall over the Eastern Sierra forever, threatening the Town of Mammoth Lakes, and pouring choking smoking throughout the Eastern Sierra. The Air Quality Index was especially poor, even extremely hazardous, in Mammoth Lakes for weeks on end, as well as in the Bishop Area and almost all the […]

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UPDATE: Creek Fire | Fresno County | Fire and Smoke Report | Threat to Mammoth Lakes

CLICK ON LINK BELOW FOR CURRENT INFORMATION: From InciWeb* –  FIRE AND SMOKE REPORTS *InciWeb is an interagency all-risk incident information management system. The system was developed with two primary missions: Provide the public a single source of incident related information Provide a standardized reporting tool for the Public Affairs community

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Lions Fire officially declared out

News release CLOVIS, Calif., November 30, 2018 – For Immediate Release. With the recent change in weather conditions, Fire Officials with the Sierra National Forest are declaring the Lions Fire out, terminating Forest Order No 05-15-51-18-11, dated July 14, 2018. Visitors will once again have the opportunity to travel through the Ansel Adams Wilderness where the Lions […]

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Lions Fire now 2,959 acres; community meeting set for Thursday

A community meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center, 2510 Main St, at 6:00 pm. Interested members of the public and media are encouraged to attend. Fire management staff will be present to answer questions. Lions Fire Update 6-26-18 The Lions Fire was detected in early June as a result […]

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Friends of the Inyo restoration work at Humphreys Basin

Press release Bishop, CA – Friends of the Inyo and the Sierra National Forest are partnering on the Humphreys Basin Volunteer Project to engage volunteers in restoration work at Lower Golden Trout Lake in the John Muir Wilderness. On August 23, seven volunteers will hike with Friends of the Inyo Stewardship Crew staff and two […]

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‘One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire’

– Press release from the U.S. Forest Service: SACRAMENTO, July 8, 2013— The U.S. Forest Service and other land management agencies have a new fire safety campaign in California. The One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire campaign is designed to provide constant reminders during this fire season to reduce the numbers of human-caused vehicle and […]

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