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Author Archives: Big D keepitopen

No Responsive Records – Still not listening

These items were requested by Forest Access For All, and denied by the Forest Supervisor Tom Montoya and Regional Forester Jim Pena. We will discuss what this means below the listed items. Response Letter from Regional Forester – 12_27_17_No_Response_FOIA_Response Information requested on – 1) Blue Mountains Forest Plan a) We would like a list of the … Continue reading »

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Forest Park Study (Portland Oregon)

Forest Park Study (Portland Oregon) We are curious how the Wallowa-Whitman and Malheur National Forest balance a study like this in regards to Forest Park in Portland and the abundance of wildlife it supports, with what they keep shoving down our throats that humans are such a menace to wildlife. Article for Oregonlive Nov. 2013 … Continue reading »

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Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision Newsletter

The key item found in the newsletter is that the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) will be released sometime in 2017 ( we estimate January to April). This will be your opportunity to file formal objections to the forest plan and gain standing for possible litigation of the plan. Newsletter – 2016-fall-newsletter-blue-mountains-forest-plan-revision We continue to encourage … Continue reading »

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Forest Service Delays Release of Final Environmental Impact Statement

You may have recently received a letter or an email from FAFA stating that the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) would be coming out in September or October. As we read the tea leaves of dealing with the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Supervisors office, we fully expect to see the document in that time frame, and … Continue reading »

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330,000 Acres burned, what does that look like?

What does 330,000 ac’s of burn look like? Kind of hard to imagine but luckily in Eastern Oregon we have a good reference point. If you were to set everything on fire from Baker to Summerville, Across to Cover, thru High Valley across the Seven Diamonds Ranch, all the way down to Thief Valley Reservoir … Continue reading »

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Blue Mountains Forest Plan Update

We wanted to give everyone an update on the Forest Plan Revision for the Wallowa-Whitman, Malheur, and Umatilla National Forest. The update is simple, the Forest Service continues to hold an internal dialogue with themselves, and hold the people of Eastern Oregon office as much as possible, if you can stomach it, here’s a link … Continue reading »

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Forum on the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision – Important that folks attend

We apologize for the short notice, but were just informed by one of our members of the following forum. To all our friends in Eastern Oregon – especially in and around Pendleton. Tomorrow evening, April 6th Oregon Public Broadcasting will be taping a “forum” on the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision. The invited forum participates are … Continue reading »

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Collusion is bad for rural economies

Collusion hurts local economies. Collusion/Collaboration – It’s easier than you’d think. You simply have to sale the quality of life down the river for the “little people” of your county, in order to carve out the financial and political desires of those not directly impacted by poor decision manufactured in these group think assemblages. http://www.myeasternoregon.com/…/burns-collaborations-help…/ … Continue reading »

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Monthly FAFA Business Meeting

Saturday March 5th, 2016. Sunridge Inn, Baker City Oregon, 3pm. Will be discussing Blue Mountains Resiliency Project, Banquet planning, Retaining legal representation from Karen Bud Falen, and other issues.

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