Breaking News
Home » Headlines » Sierra National Forest

Sierra National Forest

Great American Outdoors Act; Sierra National Forest

NORTH FORK – The forests will continue to develop and prioritize future projects and welcomes input from communities, stakeholders, state and federal agencies. Project proposals will be submitted annually through July 2023 and will fund projects to be completed through fiscal year 2025. Congress signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law in August 2020 in response to the growing ...

Read More »

Forest Service Notice

NORTH FORK – After the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) conducted water testing along the Merced River near Hites Cove  as part of the wadeable streams assessment on 6/22/2021 and 6/23/2021 results show a high concentration of algae bloom. The Sierra National Forest (SNF) would like to inform those visitors who like to enjoy this area of the ...

Read More »

Sugar Pine and Cedar Valley Public Lands Stewardship Project Beginning Soon

Hazardous Fuels Reduction on Sierra National Forest Lands NORTH FORK –  Work on the Sugar Pine and Cedar Valley Public Lands Stewardship Project is set to begin in early July, beginning with the Cedar Valley area near Oakhurst, CA. This 345-acre project is made possible by a Shared Stewardship initiative with the Bass Lake Ranger District of Sierra National Forest, CAL ...

Read More »

Fourth of July

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) would like to remind Eastern Madera and Mariposa County residents of the fire danger and use of illegal fireworks. Mariposa – All fireworks, including “Safe and Sane”, are illegal in Mariposa County as well as all areas east of the Madera Canal in Madera County. A public display will be ...

Read More »

Sierra National Forest Enters Temporary Fire Restrictions

CLOVIS, Calif. – The Sierra National Forest (SNF) will enact temporary fire restrictions Effective June 24, 2021. Prohibiting campfires, welding, or smoking on all public lands managed by the Forest in non-developed campsites. Campfires will only be allowed in wilderness, developed campgrounds or picnic areas managed by the Forest Service or concessionaire, California Land Management.  The forest is continuing to ...

Read More »

CAL FIRE Seeks Assistance With Annual Cone Crop Survey And Cone Collection Efforts

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is seeking assistance from landowners, Registered Professional Foresters (RPFs), and natural resource professionals with its annual cone crop survey and cone collection efforts, including locating developing cone crops on native California Conifers. These efforts support the CAL FIRE Seed Bank at the L.A. Moran Reforestation Center, whose mission ...

Read More »

Sierra National Forest Closed For Juneteenth Holiday

Sierra National Forest to Commemorate Juneteenth Holiday on Friday by closing virtual service Clovis, CA., June 18, 2021 – In Commemoration of June 19th, Juneteenth National Independence Day…Holiday the Sierra National Forest Offices will be closed for virtual all services. Offices will re-open virtually on Monday June 21, 2021. All emergency and operational services will continue as normal. Juneteenth is ...

Read More »

Effects of The Creek Fire on The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Gets a Closer Look on This New Episode of “Outside Beyond the Lens”

Wildfire devastation gives way to silver linings in the Sierra National Forest. This powerful new production explores the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, now a journey with front-row views of a forest in a state of rebirth.  NORTH FORK, CA – Another episode of “Outside Beyond the Lens” hits close to home for the mountain communities in California living with the ...

Read More »

China Wells Road Bridge On The Bass Lake Ranger District Temporarily Closed

China Wells (6S017) road bridge located on the Bass Lake Ranger District closed to replace damaged deck components found during routine inspection CLOVIS, CA., –  During our routine bridge inspections, the Sierra National Forest (SNF) bridge inspection team lead found that some deck components of the China Well Bridge were severely damaged.  Out of concern for public safety a need ...

Read More »

US Forest Service Reminds Visitors To Recreate Responsibly

USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Reminds Visitors to Recreate Responsibly this Memorial Day Weekend This Monday, Memorial Day, as we honor all the heroes who gave their lives in military service to this nation, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region would also like to remind all visitors to plan ahead before visiting one of our 18 National Forests in California. ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online