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Correspondence

Articles discussing correspondence about travel management

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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FAFA submits formal appeal of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Response to Subpart A information Request

On June 22nd FAFA formally appealed the denial of our FOIA request. The request was to gain a draft copy of the Subpart A report on the roads that the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest deemed the minimum number of roads needed to manage the forest, or more importantly which roads THEY DON’T NEED, along with all … Continue reading »

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What it looks like when the Forest Service is caught in a lie.

If only we could express the level of disappointment and frustration with the US Forest Service right now, it would be astronomical. First we are told, no draft document exists of the Subpart A Report for Travel Management, of which we all knew was a lie. Now we receive a new response that states, Mr. … Continue reading »

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Forest Supervisors Deny Public Comment Meetings on Forest Plan Revision.

On July 18th the Forest Supervisors of the Wallowa Whitman (John Laurence), Malheur (Teresa Raaf) and Umatilla (Kevin Martin) National Forest denied the people of Eastern Oregon the opportunity to speak at public meetings on the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision. Denial Letter. On March 1st of 2014 during a Forest Access For All meeting, … Continue reading »

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The New Round Of Travel Management is Coming, Are you Prepared?

For all the talking points and hype of Travel Management being on the back burner and “nothing happening.” Here is a document supporting the very fact that things are happening and will happen over the next several months in regards to Travel Management. The FAFA newsletter will be coming out in the next week or … Continue reading »

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June 13 Travel Management Meeting – Redding CA

To help reaffirm the difficulties throughout the west one has to look no further than to our fellow citizens to the south in Ca to realize how hostile our Forest Service leadership is to the local population. Attached in a report written by Congressional Representatives Lamalfa’s staffer on a meeting held one week ago in … Continue reading »

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