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Luminous Millapede

Hi all, I don’t know if this works for your site, but here is a photograph of motyxia sequoiae, found in and around Camp Nelson. It does best when there is a damp Spring.…
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Ray west is now a member of Our Forest Place
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Amy Wynn is now a member of Our Forest Place
Sep 19
Erica Schachtell posted a blog post

Upcoming Public Meetings on Early Adopter Forests

Here's the link to the news release:http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/news-events/?cid=STELPRD3815067"The Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo are three of eight national forests that were selected as “early adopters,” meaning they will be the first forests to revise their land management plans using the new National Forest System Planning Rule, which was completed in 2012.  The planning rule provides the framework for Forest…See More
Sep 11
Steven B Porter replied to Sonja Lin's discussion Strong vs. Weak Sustainability in the group Social, Cultural, and Economic Conditions
"I've been thinking a lot about the economy, society, and the environment and how they interact. As I read most of the planning documents, including the Draft NOI and Proposed Action, I feel like the language, if graphically…"
Aug 18
Steven B Porter joined Sonja Lin's group
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Social, Cultural, and Economic Conditions

This group is a place for discussing social, cultural, and economic conditions related to national forest planning in California. In particular, it is a place where we can have more of a discussion on Chapter 6 from the Living Assessment. It will also serve as a place where we post answers to FAQs regarding the chapter.See More
Aug 18
Steven B Porter commented on Denise Adamic's blog post Forest Service has posted more documents for public workshops
"I appreciate your response, but the only problem with the Forest Service NEPA phase communication and collaboration plan is that the Forest Service reverted back to old habits, making "collaboration" decisions without collaboration."
Jul 24
Sonja Lin commented on Denise Adamic's blog post Forest Service has posted more documents for public workshops
"Hi all, I just wanted to add some clarifying information that I hope you will find helpful. You are right, Steve. The Collaboration Model v. 2.0 was developed through extensive and valuable public involvement, including feedback received during a…"
Jul 17
Erica Schachtell commented on Denise Adamic's blog post Forest Service has posted more documents for public workshops
"what kinds of assurances do collaborators have that existing documents will be carried forward and/or incorporated into newer products, when forest service staffs change and new teams are formed or dissolved?"
Jul 14
Jessica Riske-Gomez is now a member of Our Forest Place
Jul 6
Steven B Porter commented on Denise Adamic's blog post Forest Service has posted more documents for public workshops
"If this is true, I am sorry to hear it. The Collaboration Model v2.0 was a draft that had a substantial amount of public input, and it was 20+ pages long. It has been replaced by a 5 page document that is little more than an outline and a document…"
Jun 20
Denise Adamic commented on Denise Adamic's blog post Forest Service has posted more documents for public workshops
"Hi Steven; Yes, the 6/14/2014 communication plan is the most recent communication plan. For Inyo specific details, please contact Deb Schweizer 760-873-2427.  "
Jun 18
Steven B Porter commented on Denise Adamic's blog post Forest Service has posted more documents for public workshops
"I am curious. Does the Collaboration, Tribal and Public Involvement Plan dated 6/14/2014 replace the previous collaboration plans, i.e., there is a Forest Plan Revision Collaboration Model v2.0. There may also be a later version. There is also a…"
Jun 17
Denise Adamic posted a blog post

Forest Service has posted more documents for public workshops

The Forest Service has posted 3 additional documents for the upcoming Forest Plan Revision meetings. These document are the timber suitablity maps. Visit the “What will be discussed” section on our website to learn more: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/landmanagement/planning/?cid=STELPRD3800763See More
Jun 13
Denise Adamic posted a blog post

The Forest Service has posted 3 additional documents for the upcoming Forest Plan Revision meetings. These documents are the “Updated Need to Change – Supplement,” the “Draft Desired Conditions,” and…

The Forest Service has posted 3 additional documents for the upcoming Forest Plan Revision meetings. These documents are the “Updated Need to Change – Supplement,” the “Draft Desired Conditions,” and “Wilderness Inventory and Evaluation.”Visit the “What will be discussed” section on our website to learn more: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/landmanagement/planning/?cid=STELPRD3800763See More
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Upcoming Public Meetings on Early Adopter Forests

Posted by Erica Schachtell on September 11, 2014 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

Here's the link to the news release:

http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/news-events/?cid=STELPRD3815067

"The Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo are three of eight national forests that were selected as “early adopters,” meaning they will be the first forests to revise their land management plans using the new National Forest System Planning Rule, which was completed in 2012.  The planning rule provides…

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Forest Service has posted more documents for public workshops

Posted by Denise Adamic on June 13, 2014 at 4:18pm 6 Comments

The Forest Service has posted 3 additional documents for the upcoming Forest Plan Revision meetings. These document are the timber suitablity maps. Visit the “What will be discussed” section on our website to learn more: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/landmanagement/planning/?cid=STELPRD3800763

The Forest Service has posted 3 additional documents for the upcoming Forest Plan Revision meetings. These documents are the “Updated Need to Change – Supplement,” the “Draft Desired Conditions,” and…

Posted by Denise Adamic on June 6, 2014 at 3:19pm 0 Comments

The Forest Service has posted 3 additional documents for the upcoming Forest Plan Revision meetings. These documents are the “Updated Need to Change – Supplement,” the “Draft Desired Conditions,” and “Wilderness Inventory and Evaluation.”

Visit the “What will be discussed” section on our website to learn more: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/landmanagement/planning/?cid=STELPRD3800763

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June 2014 Public Workshops

Posted by Latanga Rush on June 3, 2014 at 12:06pm 0 Comments

The U.S. Forest Service will host a series of public workshops for forest plan revisions on the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo National Forests. These workshops follow those the Forest Service hosted in January. At those workshops, the public provided feedback on the Forest Service’s preliminary Need to Change, Draft Roles and Contributions, and example Desired Conditions. The public is welcome at any of the three upcoming workshops:

  • Sierra NF: Monday, June 16,…
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Sierra Forest Living Assessment: Designated Areas: Wild and Scenic Rivers

Started by Steven L. Evans Jul 1, 2013. 0 Replies

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

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USFS Pack Mule Program

Started by Peter Kriger. Last reply by Colleen McGuire Norris Jun 18, 2013. 5 Replies

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

the Mountain Beaver Continued - old news to some, new news to me

Started by Colleen McGuire Norris Jun 18, 2013. 0 Replies

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

Photos of beaver activity

Started by Colleen McGuire Norris Jun 15, 2013. 0 Replies

The photo of the pond looking back out over the damn shows the original stream bed in the distance. This stream bed will probably fill back in with water as they build more ponds. Currently they are…Continue

 
 
 

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