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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Nonresponses from Wallowa Whitman National Forest

At the March 1st, 2014 FAFA business meeting Forest Supervisor John Laurence came to talk to the group about the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision and Travel Management. Mr. Laurence stated to a group of 50 concerned citizens that the “upcoming” (at that time) public meetings for comment/questions for the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision … Continue reading »

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Designated Route Poll

Please take time to answer this quick little poll. JDG What do “Designated Routes” in the Blue Mountains mean to you? Please take the time to answer, we need to understand how fully folks understand what is going on. Poll – What do “Designated Routes” mean to you? – Click here to answer

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Forest Officials Take Preventative Approach to Campfire Safety

From cradle to grave and from first stepping on the National Forest we simply can’t seem to get past some wanting to further restrict and place unnecessary regulations on the public. New Forest Campfire Regulation. Just as an FYI.

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Eastern Oregon Livestock Show Parade Participation

Forest Access For All will be participating in the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show Parade this year on June 6th and would like to invite you, your family and anyone that would like to participate in walking, riding, or drive through the parade with us. The goal is to have enough people/vehicles to stretch 2 city … Continue reading »

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36 CFR 218

The now infamous “218 objection process” rule.  This strikes fear in people and apparently some USFS officials don’t even fully understand this new rule. The objection process replaces the well known appeals process.  When a project or plan final decision was signed and released, the public could appeal the decision.  Anybody could appeal and those … Continue reading »

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IMPORTANT – COMMENT ASSISTANCE!!!!

After 7 weeks of driving around the Northwest discussing the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision (BMFPR) and preparing for our 1st FAFA Banquet in Baker, we have had the opportunity to complete a sample document of a “substantive comment” for the BMFPR. We have received a great deal of request for this information and this … Continue reading »

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Will this be the last?

Will this be the last Memorial Day weekend on an OPEN FOREST? Will this be the last 4th of July on an OPEN FOREST? Will the be the last Labor Day on and OPEN FOREST? Will this be the last set of hunting season on an OPEN FOREST? Will this be the last snowmobiling season … Continue reading »

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The battle rages on.

Since March 28th I have touched 7 states, Oregon, Idaho, Washington, California, Montana, Wyoming and Pennsylvania, attended 1 wedding in PA, and attended 8 meetings with Forest Access For All, Citizens For Balanced Use, Gold Prospectors Association of America, Concerned Citizens of Doris California, American Lands Access Association, and the Columbia Willamete Facters Guild. I’ve … Continue reading »

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Defender of Traditional Cultural ways – Can you be the next Billy Frank for open access?

Can you be this brave? Brave enough to stand for what you love, what is right, and what is your personal right as a free man or woman born in a Free country, can you be the next Billy Frank? Billy Frank – A fighter for Traditional life styles Credit to Indian Country Magazine, all … Continue reading »

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