Tag: u.s. forest service

U.S. Forest Service Temporarily Shuts Down Eight National Forests in California

As if 2020 hasn’t given us enough gut-punches already, California is now entering wildfire season – a season that brings increasing danger and more and more property damage and loss of life every year thanks to the incompetence of California’s government and the environmental stupidity that idiotic groups like the Sierra Club call “activism.” Environmentalism …

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The National Forest Foundation officially launches 2nd Annual National Forest Week

This year marks the second year of National Forest Week, which is a week-long celebration of our national forest and grasslands. The program was started in 2019 by the National Forest Foundation, which is a congressionally chartered non-profit parter to the U.S. Forest Service. National Forest Week happens the second week in July every year.

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The U.S. Forest Service Start Opening Access to California National Forests

The Forest Service has announced that they’re starting to open up access to developed recreational opportunities. In California we’re part of Region 5 – the Pacific Southwest Region, which manages 18 national Forests from Klamath and Modoc in the northern part of the state all the way through the Angeles, San Bernardino, and Cleveland National …

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U.S. Forest Service offers new digital maps for mobile devices

Avenza Systems has developed a mobile app for iOS and Android.  The app itself is free … the maps are a reasonable $.99 for a national forest atlas, or $4.99 for a forest visitor map. From the press release: The U.S. Forest Service now offers access to a variety of visitor maps for people using …

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USFS plans to eliminate Day/Year Adventure Pass fees from some National Forest Areas

Yep, that means that you can visit some forest areas free of the $5 daily or $30 yearly Adventure Pass fees!  Hikers and off-roaders rejoice! Or that may be just what they’re expecting us to do. I will always look a gift horse in the mouth – especially if that gift horse is coming from …

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