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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Forest Plan Revision Meeting – Portland Oregon Monday, March 31st

To All, On behalf of Forest Access For All I would like to thank you all (90) of you, organizations and individuals alike for helping to address the issue of the US Forest Service attempting to close down our forests in Eastern Oregon, you’re all great friends of the cause and we could not be … Continue reading »

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Attempt at giving public comment at Baker Oregon Comment Meeting

Public Comment period for the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision  – John George attempting to give comment and federal employees cutting off comment – Baker Oregon Meeting 3/25/14 – The gentlemen that passes behind John at the 1:18 mark is Mark Penninger Wildlife Biologist US Forest Service Wallowa Whitman National Forest Supervisor Staff and he … Continue reading »

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My Sincere Apology

First off, to all of the members of FAFA, or organizations affiliated with us, I apologize if I caused you any embarrassment with what happened last night in Baker. Mr. Laurence’s openly dodging the answer to my questions and stating twice that the forest plan does not close roads set the tone for me and … Continue reading »

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Clarkston and Ontario meeting Updates – We need people to attend an speak up.

ANNOUNCED TODAY!!! Two additional meetings will take place to discuss the Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision. – April 9 – Clarkston, Washington: Walla Walla Community College Clarkston Campus (1470 Bridge Street) – 5:30-8:30 (Pacific Time zone) – April 10 – Ontario, Oregon: Four Rivers Cultural Center (676 SW 5th Avenue) – 5:30-8:30 (Mountain Time zone) … Continue reading »

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Priorities mean everything in the world – especially when it comes to money.

One of the reoccurring themes of all forest plan revision & travel management discussions is the US Forest Service simply does not have the money to maintain roads, that commentary has found its way back into the discussion –  “The average allocated road maintenance budget from 2008 to 2010 is approximately 1.3 million dollars for … Continue reading »

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Thank you Wallowa County – It was great to see the support.

As always, Wallowa County you stepped up at the plate and did what we knew you were capable of doing. Thank you for your participation at the meeting, fully participating and letting the US Forest Service know that you are tired of being locked out of your mountains. Of all the counties in Eastern Oregon, … Continue reading »

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Thank you Long Creek -Your Voices Were Heard and Appreciated.

Thank you to the community of Long Creek Oregon. We at FAFA and around Eastern Oregon appreciate you taking the time away from your families and giving of your free time to come voice your opinions on the Forest Plan Revision.

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Forest Plan Revision – Roads and Trails Access – straight from the forest plan revision.

Tell us again this isn’t a road closure plan. – You’d better get to a meeting and tell them this plan does not work for you, because they are trying to sneak this through like it’s not a big deal, when it’s really bigger than the original travel management plan.   Desired Condition – The … Continue reading »

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Anthropogenic impacts – p.g. 30 Proposed Action Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision

This is what the writers of the Forest Plan Revision think of you, the plan is not to management natural process, the plan is to manage YOUR EFFECTS AS POLLUTERS – Anthropogenic – (chiefly of environmental pollution and pollutants) originating in human activity. –   “anthropogenic emissions of sulfur dioxide“ For those that like to … Continue reading »

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