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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Resource Damage Reports

Again, issues blown out of proportion in an attempt to lock us out under unwarranted pretenses. FAFA submitted a FOIA Request in Nov. of 2013 for all documented reports of resource damage on the Wallowa Whitman National Forest, from LEO’s, Private individuals and groups in the time from of Jan. 1990 to Sept. 30th 2013 … Continue reading »

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Numbers are a hard thing to get away from

A premise has been set that hordes of people are destroying the forest and that they must be protected from the Anthropomorphic affects of us ugly humans. Throngs of people team the roads, devouring fawns, pulling entire trees from their root wads, and openly defecating in streams all because we can as the superior species … Continue reading »

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May 1st meeting in Unity, Oregon – Get there if you can.

Thank you Betty Duncan for sharing this piece of information – BAKER CITY, OR – John Laurence, Wallowa-Whitman Forest Supervisor will be hosting a public meeting in Unity, Oregon on May 1, 2014 starting at 5:30 – 8:30 pm at the Community Hall in Unity. Mr. Laurence will be sharing information about Forest projects and … Continue reading »

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First Step in Commenting

Fore all members of FAFA, all individuals that use motorized means to access the public lands, all individuals that believe a closed forest system is wrong, we all have to band together and be a unified front.  All of us that can/will be affected by the Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision NEEDS to begin to formulate … Continue reading »

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1,000 commentors

Evening Everyone, We have a monumental task ahead of us. Today, a group of dedicated individuals met at the Truck Corral in Baker to discuss the next steps in protecting our access to the mountains of Eastern Oregon, and I have to tell you, you have a great group of folks working to help y’all. … Continue reading »

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The Sounds of The Mountains

We’re told we are destructive of the mountains, We’re told our very presence disturbs wildlife and nature and therefore other people must help protect nature from us As quoted from the current revised forest plan – “MA 3C Wildlife Corridor – Desired Condition: Wildlife species using these areas experience minimal human disturbance.” pg 91 Forest … Continue reading »

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Getting to the true numbers

During the initial Forest Plan Revision meetings we were told over and over again that the plan does not close roads. There’s no reason to close roads, when you live in forest that are already closed. The Red highlighted areas are rough approximations of already designated wilderness, Green Highlighted areas are “non-motorized use/roadless” areas. Also … Continue reading »

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Thank you – RightRider Access Fund

The news has been announced and now we can make it official. Yesterday (4/10/14) FAFA was awarded a $14,000 grant from the RightRider Access Fund to complete educational/outreach activities to the people of Northeastern Oregon on keeping an open forest system free of designated routes, closed cross country travel, road densities reductions (road closures) and … Continue reading »

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Bundy Ranch Roundup – Contact Greg Walden

Good Morning Everyone, If you have not heard about the goings on in Nevada over the last few days a short recap is in order (this is not all inclusive). Starting in 1993 a family ranch in Nevada has been under attack by the US Bureau of Land Management to “protect” a tortoise. This built … Continue reading »

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