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Road Hazards Abatement Stewardship Project Beginning Soon

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BASS LAKE — Work on the Madera County Roads Hazard Abatement Stewardship Project is set to begin in mid-July. Work will occur throughout the rest of 2022 as weather and conditions allow. There will be hand crews and mechanical teams working on roads near Bass Lake. Teams will begin with work on Road 420 between Road 223 and the private ...

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Forest Service Announces Land Management Revision Updates

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Due to recent changes in COVID-19 risk ratings for Fresno, Kern and Tulare Counties, the U. S. Forest Service has decided to transition the public meetings that were planned for July 12 in Bakersfield, and July 13 in Clovis, to virtual events. The purpose of these meetings is still to provide information about the availability of revised ...

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30th Annual National Trails Day Celebration Coming Soon

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Millions of people from across the country will hit the trail on June 4, 2022, to celebrate the 30th Annual American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®. This year’s celebration is about coming together to leave the trails and the outdoor communities better than they found them. Hikers, cyclists, horseback riders, paddlers, trail clubs, federal and local agencies, ...

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New Event Listings From the Sierra Nevada Alliance

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The Sierra Nevada Alliance is a hub for stewardship of the Sierra Nevada, which they achieve by empowering and collaborating with their partners. The following are recently posted upcoming events from their network. If you would like to post an event to the Sierra Nevada Alliance, please email info@sierranevadaalliance.org.   Wakamatsu Farm Workday May 04, 2022, at 9 ...

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Sierra National Forest to Offer Free Pine Seedlings

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BASS LAKE — The Bass Lake Ranger District is set to begin its 2022 reforestation program. During the next two months, contract crews will be replanting approximately 1200 acres, focusing on areas of the 2014 French fire and 2020 Creek fires. Approximately 200 to 260 seedlings per acre will be planted within the district — totaling up to 250,000 seedlings — ...

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