Travel Management

FAFA writes Secretary of Agriculture on access and fire issues

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Thursday Aug. 27, 2015 FAFA submitted a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Undersecretary Robert Bonnie on their concerns of the current fire situation, poor land management practices and failure to maintain proper access to manage those resources. If you feel these issues are important we would highly recommend you contacting […]

Blue Moutains Forest Plan Revision

The art of lying without actually uttering the words.

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How the Forest Service lies but tells the truth at the same time. Travel Management Plan = Motorized Access Restriction Strategy Designated Routes = Restricted Motorized Use (closed roads) Open Road Densities = Closed Road Densities When you hear a catchy phrased product from a forest service employee ask yourself this, what aren’t they saying […]

Blue Moutains Forest Plan Revision

Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision & Subpart A of Travel Management

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If you are new to these issues we would like to help you better understand how these actions “plans” will move to restrict and in many cases disallow motorized access to the blue mountains of Eastern Oregon. The Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision (BMFPR) is considered the “zoning ordinance” for the Blue Mountains. Simply put, […]

Correspondence

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 […]