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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Umatilla County Comment Meetings – Thank You!!!

After a successful set of Comment Development Meetings, FAFA is proud to announce that we met with 185 people in the communities of Heppner, Hermiston, Milton Freewater, and Pendleton Friday and Saturday evening on developing substantive comments, issues on the Forest Plan Revision, and how individuals and groups can act to correct those issues through … Continue reading »

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DO YOU HAVE YOUR DECALS YET?

Due to massive interest, we have purchased and have made available on ebay decals for purchase. for $5.00, you get 1 no more road closures decal and a FAFA designated routes= closed forest decal. Shipping is FREE!!

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Important!!! – Grant County Commissioners Fail Public

In a stunning meeting today, the Grant County Commissioners turned a blind eye to the residents of Grant County and the Oregonians that visit that county in stating they would simply “ask the signs be removed” instead of following the county ordinance on the books that states all restrictions on access are subject to  approval … Continue reading »

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IMPORTANT – FAFA Requests Formal Comment Meetings

FAFA has formally requested Public Comment Meetings on the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision for the people of Eastern Oregon in light of an email received by Wallowa Whitman National Forest Supervisor John Laurence. Forest Plan Revision Inquiry (letter) FAFA is unaware of anytime that a formal request has been needed to initiate a verbal … Continue reading »

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ATTENTION GRANT COUNTY!!!

ATTENTION GRANT COUNTY OR SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES!!! Your motorized access is currently under assault by the Malheur National Forest and its time for you to get active in the issue. This week an article was ran in the Blue Mountain Eagle (Article) about new signs being posted on Vance and Wickiup Creeks in the Canyon Creek … Continue reading »

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FAFA Request Removal of Signs from Malheur National Forest

Following email was sent to Secretary Vilsack, Chief Tidwell, and Assistant Secretary Bonnie, as well as congressional staff and media. Attached letter – Grant County Letter (Word Doc) & Grant County Letter (PDF) Email – Dear Secretary Vilsack, Chief Tidwell and Mr. Bonnie, It has came to the attention of Forest Access For All that … Continue reading »

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Dates/Venues set for Public meetings.

Forest Access For All (FAFA) is proud to announce the official lineup for our public informational meetings on the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision and assistance on commenting on the BMFPR. Meetings will start June 27th in Umatilla County and will go on every other weekend ending July 26th in Baker County – Official FAFA … Continue reading »

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Designated Routes = Closed Forest

If ever a prime example existed of what “designated routes” means to the people of Eastern Oregon one need look no further than the Rouge River-Siskiyou National Forest. On a recent visit to Medford Executive Director John George stopped into the supervisors office to ask for a copy of Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM), that … Continue reading »

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Support of HR 4272

Forest Access For All is proud to announce support of HR 4272.  A letter of Support was submitted to Rep. Greg Walden who in turn submitted it to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Issues within the House Committee on Natural Resources. Dear Honorable Members of the House Committee Natural Resources, Subcommittee on public … Continue reading »

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