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 […]

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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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 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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 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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 Recommended Roads for Decommissioning/Destruction

You were asked – Got the maps were right? You were NOT ASKED – Do you still use these roads? What do you use these roads for? Do you plan on using these roads into the future? A group of people that make 60 to 100 K a year sitting behind a desk made these […]

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 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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