An Open Letter to the Secretary of the USDA and Chief of the US Forest Service.

Dear Secretary Vilsack and Chief Tidwell, I would like to share with you the fall out from the “forestry summit” meeting Rep. Walden held in La Grande Oregon Monday Oct. 20th of this week. Below is the reports I was able to pull together on the meeting, I think you will find in them that […]

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 Region 6 Forester vs. Eastern Oregon

October 20th, Mr Pena, Region 6 forester came to La Grande with Congressman Walden to hear what Eastern Oregon residents had to say. 200 people attended with the hope to share their opinions, knowledge and desires with Mr. Pena. ┬áSeveral people accomplished that goal. 6 representatives across Wallowa, Union, Baker and Grant counties were selected […]

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 New Forest Supervisor Selected for Wallowa Whitman National Forest

Tom Montoya, currently Deputy Forest Supervisor of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, has been selected as the next Forest Supervisor, effective November 2, 2014. Tom has been on the forest several year and most recently returned from a acting forest supervisor detail on the┬áCaribou-Targhee National Forest. More will be posted information will be provided in the […]

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 URGENT – Regional Forester Pena to Hold meeting in La Grande – Public is invited

We at FAFA have said many times, we would only hit you up when major issues affecting your access arise, or when opportunities to speak out against restrictions came around. Monday Oct. 20th at 12:30 is one of those days and a large attendance of residents is needed to get the point across. Regional Forester […]

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 You are invited

You are invited to a meeting Oct. 25th on planned restrictions to motorized use on the Wallowa Whitman National Forest – Please share this information with everyone you know and have folks attend, we need folks fully engaged with this process and word of mouth is the best tool we have.

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 FAFA Banquet Auction Pays off in more ways than one.

FAFA would like to thank the Justus Ranch, Kent & Beverly Justus and Kody & Heidi Justus for their generous donation of permission to hunt a Mule Deer on their property for the FAFA Banquet auction held May 17th of this year. Pictured – Kody and Heidi Justus, of the Justus Ranch, with Forrest George. […]

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