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Malheur National Forest

Forest Service Delays Release of Final Environmental Impact Statement

You may have recently received a letter or an email from FAFA stating that the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) would be coming out in September or October. As we read the tea leaves of dealing with the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Supervisors office, we fully expect to see the document in that time frame, and … Continue reading »

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330,000 Acres burned, what does that look like?

What does 330,000 ac’s of burn look like? Kind of hard to imagine but luckily in Eastern Oregon we have a good reference point. If you were to set everything on fire from Baker to Summerville, Across to Cover, thru High Valley across the Seven Diamonds Ranch, all the way down to Thief Valley Reservoir … Continue reading »

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Blue Mountains Forest Plan Update

We wanted to give everyone an update on the Forest Plan Revision for the Wallowa-Whitman, Malheur, and Umatilla National Forest. The update is simple, the Forest Service continues to hold an internal dialogue with themselves, and hold the people of Eastern Oregon office as much as possible, if you can stomach it, here’s a link … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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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…/ … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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