Forest Visitors Please Be Aware that rivers, streams, and creeks are running very high, fast, cold and are extremely dangerous.
Danger – High water. Do not walk or drive across flooded roads or bridges.
Avoid unstable stream banks.
Visitors should stay away or use extreme caution when recreating around fast moving streams or rivers. Please be careful and keep a watchful eye on children and pets while recreating in these areas, especially in campgrounds near water sources.
Spanish Fork Ranger District - (801) 798-3571
The Tie Fork Project got underway this week with the staging and assembly of the new culvert. This project will continue for the next several weeks. Access is open up Tie Fork (FS Road # 725 on your travel plan) this weekend and should be open for most of the project, however some short delays may occur during mid-week periods for placement of the culvert. It is our intent to keep access open as much as possible during implementation of this project. Access along the Powerline Road (FS Road # 117) headed east out of Tie Fork toward White River should remain open at all times during project implementation
Utah County completed a temporary fix around the slump on the north side of the Nebo Loop road. The north side of the Nebo Loop is now open. It is passable to RV’s and Trailers but the temporary Access around the slump is narrow, a gravel surface and has a speed limit (10 mph) for public safety. Campgrounds/Picnic Areas/Roads/Trails Updates
Secure Rural School Act/Resource Advisory Committees: The Secure Rural School Act authorizes the use of Resource Advisory Committee (RACs) as a mechanism for local community collaboration with federal land managers in recommending Title II projects on federal lands or that will benefit resources on federal lands. RAC members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture. Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Resource Advisory Committee Individuals are being sought to represent a variety of interests on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Resource Advisory Committee (RAC).
Latest News on the Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Effort
This Record Of Decision(ROD) is the culmination of an unprecedented planning effort in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Interior, BLM to conserve Greater Sage-grouse (GRSG) habitat on National Forest System (NFS) lands that are administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service and BLM-administered lands. The Forest Service, as a cooperating agency with the BLM, has developed a targeted, multi-tiered, collaborative landscape-level conservation strategy. This ROD approves the attached LMP amendments for the GRSG Great Basin planning region for the Curlew National Grassland and the Ashley, Beaverhead-Deerlodge, Boise, Caribou-Targhee, Dixie, Fishlake, Humboldt-Toiyabe, Manti-La Sal, Salmon-Challis, Sawtooth, and Uinta-Wasatch- Cache National Forests. US Forest Service making a difference for Sage-Grouse
and the sagebrush ecosystem video
The American pika is a low-profile mammal that lives at high altitudes. Related to rabbits and hares, these small, big-eyed creatures spend much of the summer preparing for a harsh winter high above the timberline. Starting in mid-September, a DWR biologist will visit an established pika area above Brighton ski resort to check on population growth.