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

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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 […]

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Forest Supervisors Deny Public Comment Meetings on Forest Plan Revision.

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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, […]

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

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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 […]