The bridge on Kidd Lake Road, just west of the Kidd Lake campground, will be closed for replacement by PG&E October 12-31, 2015. There will be no vehicle access beyond the bridge during the construction period. This will impact access to Long Lake and Palisades Creek Trail. Please contact PG&E at (530) 889-5104 for more information.
The Truckee Ranger District is proposing a forest restoration, fuels reduction, and recreation improvement project south of Truckee, west of Martis Valley, and east of Highway 89 South. The proposed treatment areas are along and near the Sawtooth Road. (Click here for project area map)
The meeting will start with a presentation at 6 PM, followed by a question and answer period. Topics will include fire history in the area, a brief history of previous vegetation treatments, a description of proposed vegetation treatments, proposed fuels reduction treatments, and proposed recreation improvements.
When: Thursday, October 8, 2015 6 to 8 PM
Where: Truckee Tahoe Airport at 10356 Truckee Airport Rd, Truckee
Downstairs large conference room, west end of building
For more information, please contact Scott Conway or Mike Cartmill at (530) 587-3558.
Due to heavy hauling and construction activities Lindsey Lake Campground will be closed for the season starting September 14, 2015. Contact PG&E at (530) 889-5104 with any questions. From September 14, 2015 to October 30, 2015 please use caution while driving on Bowman Road.
Mastication (mechanical thinning) of brush, small understory trees and downed woody fuels happening on approximately 300 acres of National Forest System land near Washington Ridge and Cooper roads. Work will occur throughout the summer and into fall.
Work areas for this project will be signed. The public is urged to exercise caution in the area, as contractors will be operating equipment, including masticating/chipping machinery that can throw debris up to 300 feet.
There may be temporary detours of some trails, which will be clearly signed.
For more information, please contact the Yuba River Ranger District at (530) 288-3231.
Regional Foresters and Forest Supervisors may issue orders that will close or restrict the use of certain areas if the need arises. Such orders will be posted so that visitors to the National Forest can reasonably be expected to be familiar with them. Copies of the orders will be available in the offices of Forest Supervisors and District Rangers. Follow the link listed above to view and read the Forest Orders.