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Rim Fire Recovery Project Announced

Press release from the USDA: Stanislaus Forest Supervisor Susan Skalski today announced the second phase of the Rim Fire recovery, Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will appear in the Federal Register December 6. The proposed action will include: Salvage of dead trees and fuel reduction (29,648 aces). Removal of …

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Jointly Developed Watershed Assessment Model Being Used in Yosemite National Park

The USDA has posted an article about the Watershed Assessment Model that’s being used at Yosemite National Park: An award-winning watershed assessment tool, the Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA), was deployed to assess potential Rim Fire threats in Yosemite National Park in California.  The park experienced a devastating fire that began on August 17, 2013, …

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Rim Fire Hazard Trees Project Announced

Stanislaus Forest Supervisor Susan Skalski today announced that a proposed action for the Rim Fire Hazard Tree (Rim HT) project is available for comment. The project proposes to improve public health and safety by removing standing hazard trees and other trees previously felled during fire suppression across 7,630 acres of National Forest lands within and …

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State Route 120 (Tioga Pass) Reopens

Tioga Pass opens to through traffic at Noon on Saturday, September 14 From the NPS: SR-120 (Tioga Road) which had been closed from Crane Flat to White Wolf, within Yosemite National Park, will reopen to all vehicular traffic at noon, Saturday, September 14, 2013. Visitors will have access to Yosemite Valley from Highway 395 via SR-120. …

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Rim Fire Impacts Deer Hunting in Stanislaus National Forest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has posted a press release directed at  hunters: With the historic Rim fire in Tuolumne and Mariposa counties still burning, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reminding hunters about limited access and road closures in the Stanislaus National Forest. The still burning wildfire is the …

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