Where we all take part in forest planning
The U.S. Forest Service is postponing a series of public meetings scheduled for forest plan revisions on the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo National Forests. These meetings were originally scheduled for April 7, 8 and 10. The Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement, which was previously scheduled to be published in early April, will be postponed as well. The Notice of Intent marks the beginning of the National Environmental Policy Act process.
Dates for the…Continue
This could be our chance to get someone from California on the committee !!
"The National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule was re-established on February 3, 2014, in the public interest, to continue providing advice and recommendations on the implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule. Therefore, the Secretary of Agriculture is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered…Continue
The Forest Service is hosting public workshops to offer information about the forest plan revision process, explain the key themes of each forest plan to be revised, and gather public feedback on the preliminary Need to Change. The public is welcome at any of the upcoming workshops. Each workshop will be held from 5 – 9 p.m. with presentations by Forest Service staff. There will be time for small group sessions to learn about specific topics addressed in the preliminary Need to Change, and…Continue
The U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Region has released the final assessments for the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo National Forests, the Bio-regional assessment, and a preliminary Need to Change document. The public is invited to provide feedback on the Need to Change document, which will drive how the Forest Service revises its management plans.
The assessments were completed with lengthy public involvement and gathered existing relevant information on…
COMMENTS OF FRIENDS OF THE RIVER AND THE CALIFORNIA WILDERNESS COALITION CONCERNING THE SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST LIVING ASSESSMENT: DESIGNATED AREAS; WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS July 1, 2013 Incorrect…Continue
Here is a nice look at the USFS Packers and their mules. Only five middle age guys left doing this job. While Backcountry Horsemen volunteer to help doing a similar job, I wonder if there is a plan…Continue
I was so excited about the Beaver on the Kern Plateau, I contacted someone I know who works for BLM and who is an expert in watershed and arid areas. She works in Arizona and told me about the San…Continue