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Wallowa-Whitman National forest calls for 1,261 miles of roads to be destroyed.

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Today the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest released its analysis of the roads not needed for forest management or access to our mountains. The report calls for the destruction of 1,261 miles of roads, which equates to 2,656 segments within the boundaries or the forest. These are roads to access wildfires, manage overgrown vegetation, gather firewood from, […]

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Forest Service meeting notices

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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. […]

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Update on Counties Coordinating on Forest Plan Revision

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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 […]

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

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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 […]