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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Urgent – Official Blue Mountain Forest Plan Meeting Schedule Date and Places

The Wallowa Whitman National Forest (WWNF) staff has recently released the meeting scheduled for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on the Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision (BMFPR), which is set to be released on March 14th of 2014. Linked below are the schedules and a briefing document explaining what is going on. BMFPR Public … Continue reading »

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Possible information to be gleaned from this meeting if you have two days to take away from work.

Couldn’t hold this on a Friday/Saturday so the general public could attend, the attendees wouldn’t get a paid day off, and you’d see a lot more uncontrollable faces in the crowd. February 6th and 7th there will be a set of meetings in La Grande. If you have time available, please consider attending. Information provided … Continue reading »

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Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision Release Pending.

YOUR FULL ATTENTION IS NEEDED IN THIS MATTER, BECAUSE THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF THE PUSH TO LOCK IT UP!!! Release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision (BMFPR) will be on March 14th of 2014, roughly 52 days from today, comments will be taken for 90 days … Continue reading »

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Jan 15th Road Closure discussion KLBM

This is a recording of the recent KLBM radio program in La Grande allowing the public to comment on the issues of closing our forest. FAFA would like to thank Eddie Garcia for allowing time on the air discuss this issue and keeping the issue in the forefront of Northeastern Oregonians. Discussions start at the … Continue reading »

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Contacting Responsible Federal and Elected Officials and local Media

Below you will find a list of Responsible Federal and Elected Officials, along with local media sources to contact. One way to affect changes in the apparent lack of consideration of the affect of creating a closed forest system is to document through written correspondence and public media the negative affects creating a closed forest … Continue reading »

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Radio Call In Program Wednesday Jan. 15th 5:15 pm to 5:45pm

Eddie Garcia of KLBM will run another radio program on SuperTalk 1450 & 1490, Wed. Jan. 15th 5:15 pm to 5:45pm. The station can be streamed live over the internet at http://supertalknews.com/stream/index-supertalk.php The call in numbers for the show are (Union County) 541-963-4122 (Baker County) 541-523-4431. Eddie will run the show alittle different this week … Continue reading »

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Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project entered into Federal Register and Public Meeting Scheduled

Attention Wallowa County Residents. Specifically for our friends in Wallowa County, but of concern for anyone that uses public lands in Northeastern Oregon. It was announced yesterday that the Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project was entered into Federal Register and Public Meeting Scheduled From a cursory review, the proposal identifies 45 miles of roads to … Continue reading »

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Open Nominations for Officers

FAFA is currently accepting nominations for their Executive Directors Board.  There are 7 positions being elected this year and each office is a 2 year term. The only requirement for nomination is you must be a member of FAFA for a minimum of 6 months.  If you have signed up for the newsletter, you became … Continue reading »

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IMPORTANT!!! – WWNF Supervisor Radio Call in Wednesday Jan. 8th to discuss Travel Management – UPDATED 1/6/14

Wallowa Whitman National Forest (WWNF) Supervisor John Laurence and District Ranger Bill Gamble will be on SuperTalk 1450 & 1490 on Wednesday, Jan. 8th, 2014 from 5pm to 6pm discussing Travel Management, Access to your mountains and other issues. There will be an opportunity to call in and ask questions about Access Issues (Travel Management) … Continue reading »

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