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Monthly Archives: March 2015

US Forest Service Doubles Down on Motorized Use Restriction Timelines.

Today March 24th opens the next front on the war on your motorized access in The Blue Mountains, on both the Wallowa-Whitman & Malheur National Forest, and the Forest Service Regional office opened up that battle with a very open and clearly defined line of attack. News Release (Battle lines have been drawn) 1) Complete … Continue reading »

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Thank you for your Donations and Assistance with our Banquet

FAFA would like to thank the following business for their donations to our 2nd annual banquet being held May 16th, 2015 at the Sunridge Inn in Baker City, Oregon. Baker YMCA Oregon Sign Company – Etched glasses and new metal FAFA sign – Baker, Oregon Triple C Redi-Mix INC – Baker, Oregon D&B Supply – … Continue reading »

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Clearing the smoke.

On March 19 a press release was put out by the US Forest Service on “Focus turns to Forest Plan Revision public engagement as Travel Management [Subpart B] paused in the Blue Mountains” – News Release Focus on Public Engagement As Travel Mgmt Paused in the Blues1. We see this press release as nothing new, … Continue reading »

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Donations to 2015 FAFA Banquet

FAFA would like to thank the following business for their donations to our 2nd annual banquet being held May 16th, 2015 at the Sunridge Inn in Baker City, Oregon.   Ace Nursery Grass Growers Inc., Baker City – Donated a Gift Certificate for 2 yds of bark for local delivery. American Land Council (Ken Ivory) … Continue reading »

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Why Comment on Forest Service Actions?

This brief 4 minute video says it all. While FAFA has not had the fortune of meeting Amy or Corky we have been fortunate enough to benefit from their knowledge and assistance in commenting on Region 6 and the Wallowa-Whitman, Malheur, and Umatilla National Forests attempts to lock us out of our mountains in Eastern … Continue reading »

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Attention – Grant County Court Action – March 18th, 2015

Wednesday March 18th a local resident in Grant County will speak to the county court about taking over all roads under its jurisdiction.   Agenda Item 11:00 am G. Loren Stout, Local Rancher Propose that the county take over maintenance of USFS roads and road side timber to aid in fire prevention If you have … Continue reading »

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FAFA’s Comment letter on “are the maps right”

Attached is the letter FAFA has submitted to anwer the “are the maps right question.” We felt it important to share, so you could formulate your own response and submit it by the deadline of March 31st. FAFA Response Letter – Subpart_A_Comment_Letter_2_9_15 letters may be submitted to WWNF Road Use Map Information 3502 Highway 30 … Continue reading »

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Thank you to our retired Federal Employees that stand beside us

FAFA has been remiss in acknowledging those retired federal employees that stand beside us to help address the continued press of the Forest Service to further restrict our motorized access to the mountains of Eastern Oregon. While our group takes alot of heat as being backward thinking, unenlightened, emboldened by past actions, or rebel rousing … Continue reading »

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NORTHWEST FOREST PLAN LISTENING SESSIONS

We had to get this information from our friends in Northern California, see, it would be a dirty shame if the local Forest Service offices actually let the locals know this was going on. They’ll give the residents in Portland times to meet as a reasonable time 530 – 830 pm, so their “partners” can … Continue reading »

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