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 […]

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 You’re Attention is desperately needed

ATTENTION!!! – You’re attention is needed and questionnaire answers needed to keep further restrictions from happening on the Custer Gallatin National Forest, forms need to be submitted by June 1st. Currently the Custer Gallatin National Forest is beginning it’s Forest Plan Revision process. The Forests Service is currently in the “scoping” phase of taking information […]

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 FAFA 3rd Annual Banquet May 21st at the Sunridge Inn, Baker City

FAFA would like to thank the following businesses  for their donations to our 3rd annual banquet being held May 21,  2016 at the Sunridge Inn in Baker City, Oregon.   Ace Hardware, Baker City – Donated 5 red paint buckets for us to use for our raffle tickets. Ace Nursery, Baker City – Donated a […]

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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…/ […]

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 Blue Mountains Resiliency Project – Comments needed

It is important that you and every person you know comments on this. To do so please enter your name, email address and your comments at the bottom of this article and then click submit and it will be automatically emailed to the restorations project email address. We wanted to give notice of the current […]

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 Elk Retrieval by Mountain Bike & Tripling your Firewood Storage

Those two things, along with other delightful management techniques will be the standard operating procedure in the Blue Mountains if supervisors offices like the Wallowa-Whitman have their way of “managing access” to our mountains. Ever thought about hauling out an elk using a bicycle? The Wallowa-Whitman has, and thinks is completely appropriate for you to […]

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 FAFA requests withdrawal of Subpart A Travel Analysis Report for Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

One month ago today Region 6 of the US Forest Service released the Travel Analysis report for the Wallowa-Whitman & Malheur National Forests, along with many others. The report is incomplete and based on incorrect assumptions as no public meetings were held to specifically discuss future needs for management and access in those forest. This […]

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 Contact information and talking points for Washignton DC

Please take the time to contact Secretary Vilsack and Undersecretary Bonnie to make sure they know the US Forest Service is not doing their jobs to serve the people of Eastern Oregon. Below is an example letter to send to Washington DC so that the leadership knows their staff is delinquent in their jobs. You […]

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 FAFA – 2015 – The Year in Review

What a year. We wanted to say thank you to all that participate in Forest Access for All and support the organization both through their service and financial contributions. A short review of 2015 along with pictures of those that supported us, and the activities. 2015 started out much like every year, with our monthly […]

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