Sierra Forests

Update on Mixed Sierra and Sequoia Plans
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Revised Forest Plans To Determine The Future Of Sequoia And Sierra National Forests The U.S. Forest Service has released for public comment the draft supplemental management plans for the Sequoia…

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New Wilderness in Mendocino!
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Great news: Wilderness was just expanded in Mendocino County! Under the Wilderness Act the government is allowed to accept donations of property adjacent to designated wilderness and the donated land…

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Hydro Whack-A-Mole
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by Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Director Premier Energy has once again revised its Owens Valley Pumped Storage (OVPS) Project #1, possibly in response to public concerns about the previous project’s…

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“Renewable” Hydro Boom Threatens California’s Wild Places
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By Steve Evans UPDATE 5/29/19: Last week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected Premium Energy’s preliminary study permit application for the Owens Valley Pumped Storage project because it was “patently…

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Sheep Mountain Wilderness Additions, San Gabriel Mountains. Photo by Steve Evans.
The Next Step for the San Gabriel Mountains
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The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public comments on the draft management plan for the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. Established by President Obama in 2014, the 346,000- acre Monument…

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Joe Fontaine: Defender of the Kern Plateau
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By Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Director Joe Fontaine literally wrote the book on the Kern Plateau. The Kern Plateau and Other Gems of the Southern Sierra (self-published by Fontaine in…

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Learn More About the Sierra National Forest Management Proposals
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The Forest Service is currently seeking public comment on three draft forest plans encompassing more than four million acres of public land in the eastern and southern Sierra Nevada. This…

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The Forest Service’s “Unbalanced” Alternative
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The Forest Service completed this June its first round of public meetings concerning the Inyo, Sequoia, and Sierra draft Forest Plans. More than 150 people – many of whom were CalWild…

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What’s At Stake in the Sequoia National Forest Plan Revisions
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The Forest Service is currently seeking public comment on three draft forest plans encompassing more than four million acres of public land in the eastern and southern Sierra Nevada. This…

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Ansel Adams Northeast photo by S Evans
Details on the Inyo National Forest Plan Revisions
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The Forest Service is currently seeking public comment on three draft forest plans encompassing more than four million acres of public land in the eastern and southern Sierra Nevada. This…

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