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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Author Archive: Usda Forest Service

Prescribed fire operations to continue around Lake Tahoe

U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews continue to conduct prescribed fire operations in various locations around the Lake Tahoe Basin the week of March 30. Possible locations include Slaughterhouse Canyon on the East Shore, the Luther Pass Campground off of Highway 89 S. near South Lake Tahoe, the west side of Highway 89 N. near […]

Forest Service to hold Webinar on Land Management Plan

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is holding a Webinar to explain the final plan that will guide the management of National Forest System lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin over the next 15 years. The Webinar will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 14, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. The […]

Forest Service announces program to bring native plants ‘home’

Let the healing begin. Next fall several barren, impacted areas along Alder Creek in the Eldorado National Forest will be replanted with native plants — thanks to volunteers, Forest Service personnel, and a grant from California State Parks and Recreation, said a recent statement from the local office of the U.S. Forest Service. Volunteers from […]

Eldorado National Forest to start fall prescribed burning program

The Forest Service will begin its fall prescribed burn program in the Eldorado National Forest as soon as weather conditions are right. Approximately 5,800 acres of National Forest land are slated to be burned this fall, winter and spring. According to Deputy Fire Management Officer Steve Parr prescribed fires are an important way to maintain […]

USFS begins analysis on 42 closed routes

Eldorado National Forest Supervisor Kathy Hardy began an environmental analysis recently that will determine whether portions of 42 travel routes that were closed by court order will be re-opened to public wheeled motor vehicle use. The Forest Supervisor’s decision is expected in July 2013. Hardy began the analysis by proposing to keep all of the […]

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