National Parks Celebrates Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act with FREE ADMISSION!

Yesterday President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act, on of the greatest conservation Acts signed in decades by any President.

Today Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced free entrance to national parks and public lands for August 5, 2020 (short notice, but if you’re near a park, GO!). He also permanently designated August 4th as “Great American Outdoors Day” – an annual free entrance day that celebrates President Trump’s signing of this landmark legislation.

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President Trump Signs Great American Outdoors Act into Law

Today is a Historic Day for the American sportsman. President Donald Trump has signed the Great American Outdoors Act, codifying into permanent federal law enhanced conservation and freer access to public lands and waters today – and for generations to come. Thank you, President Trump!

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Apple Fire – San Bernardino National Forest

According to InciWeb, the Apple Fire has burned more than 26,000 acres, with about 5% containment. The fire is burning in, basically, virgin fire territory; there hasn’t been a fire in that area in a long time so there is a fuel density, low humidity, and high temperature equation that is allowing this fire to burn hot and bright. It’s an active fire during the day and night (it’s not really laying down after dark).

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There’s a Dam Fire In the Angeles National Forest Area North Of Azusa

Okay, it’s actually called the “Dam Fire.” And while wildfires are NEVER a laughing matter, the names they give some of them are kind of silly. (In case you didn’t know, most wildfires are named after their origin point – in this instance, that’d be near Morris Dam, San Gabriel Canyon).

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Applicants Wanted for U.S. Forest Service Wildfire Training Camp Designed for Women

The U.S. Forest Service is looking for a few great women! According to the Angeles National Forest website, USFS fire management officials are actively searching for thirty female candidates for the Fourth Annual Women-in-Wildfire Basic Training Camp 2020 edition. This is a great opportunity to get trained for entry-level wildland firefighter jobs that are available throughout California specifically for women.

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