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Guest Editorial

Forest Service meeting notices

Notice to Baker County residents and other interested parties – The Baker County Commission will be having it’s 3rd (as we remember) coordination meeting with the Wallowa Whitman National Forest, on planning efforts going on within the boundaries of Baker County. The meeting will be Dec. 16th starting at 10:30 am at the county courthouse. … Continue reading »

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Update on Counties Coordinating on Forest Plan Revision

After some discussions with County Commissioners we feel it’s time for an update as to where we’re at with county courts/commissioners moving to directly coordinate with the US Forest Service on the Forest Plan Revision. As of today we know of two counties that are working on directly coordinating on the forest plan revision. Wallowa … Continue reading »

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Access meeting set for La Grande

Evening everyone – If ever an evening where more telling of what the Forest Service is up to, tonight is one of them. Today one of the local environmental groups announce the dates of the La Grande meetings on Access, Pace & Scale of work, and Grazing, the announcement comes from this group before the … Continue reading »

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Coordination 101 training in Baker

Aug. 20th – 22nd Fred Kelly Grant along with a group of successful individuals from around the west will teach a course on coordination with federal agencies. FAFA would like to invite you to attend and learn from these folks to find out what it takes to get your County Commissioners or local elected bodies … Continue reading »

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Letter to the Editor from one of the Greats in the closed forest battles

Please take Wandas lead and become active and engaged. These letters matter!!! Letter to the Editor for Sept. 3, 2014 Written by Baker City Herald readers September 03, 2014 12:09 pm Forest Service can’t hide its road closure plans The Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision may be under fire, it could also be said, “plan … Continue reading »

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Klamath National Forest TMP

Received an email from Gary Craddock in Dorris, California.  He attended a field trip on Aug 24th, 2013 and wanted to share his experience.  A lot of the statements he heard sound just like the statements we have been hearing from the WWNF. Good evening, Today, August 24’th 2013 was the second scheduled field trip by … Continue reading »

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Travel Plan is done; but a bigger forest plan still coming

The Forest Service’s Travel Management Plan in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest has become a red herring. In reality the plan is dead in the water. Unlawful. It’d be on the ground right now if it had been within the law to carry out such a plan. As proposed the plan violated private property rights and … Continue reading »

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