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

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

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

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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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 MONTHLY MEETING MAY 2ND

Don’t forget about our monthly FAFA meeting May 2nd at 3:00pm at the Sunridge Inn in Baker City. We have a lot of important topics to discuss before our Banquet on May 16th. Hope to see you all there.

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 FAFA News Release

The truth of the matter isn’t simply what you read in the papers, as what is being presented to you as “news” is simply propaganda from the US Forest Service Regional Office in Portland and Supervisors office in Baker. FAFA_News_Release  

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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, […]

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 In 1911 The Forest Service Realized the Value of Roads & Trails to manage Public lands.

What happened to this? (Click on items to read)

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