The Modoc National Forest is located in the northeastern part of California.
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Modoc National Forest

Beautiful panorama of the South Warner Mountains

The Modoc National Forest is a land of contrasts and unspoiled vacation hideaways. Nestled in the extreme northeastern corner of California, the Modoc National Forest is mountains pine forests and meadows, lakes, streams, rugged canyons, wetlands, lava beds and high desert plateaus. The Modoc offers beautiful scenery, varied terrain, abundant wildlife and an unforgettable visitor experience. 

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Annual Report 2015

Forest Supervisor, Amanda McAdams waves at the crowd during the parade for Fandango Days in Alturas

The Modoc National Forest presents our 2015 Annual Report, highlighting a few of our proudest accomplishments from last year. Please print and share this and other content on this website to help reach more people in our community with news about your National Forest. If you would like to receive regular email updates about the Forest, please send your request to modoc_info@fs.fed.us.


Recreation Fee Program Accomplishment Highlights 2014

Fishing at Blue Lake on the south end of the Warner Mountains

This report shows accomplishments by the Recreation Program on the Forest in fiscal year 2014.


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Spotlights

Children experience forest

Liz from Badger Run with a long-eared owl

A new generation of Modoc County School District third and fourth graders learned about their National Forest at Cedar Pass. Even Smokey Bear was in attendance.

South Fork Juniper Project

AmeriCorps Silver 50 cuts and arranges juniper cut along the South Fork to protect against cattle

Mitigation is now under way in an area about one-half mile up and downriver from the West Valley Bridge. 

 




Snow Survey Results

Shows technition measuring snow pack and an orange Snowcat used to access backcountry over snow

Modoc National Forest personnel recently conducted snow surveys at four select sites across the Forest.

Sage Grouse Working Group award

Group accepts the Award

The Modoc National Forest is part of the Clear Lake Sage Grouse Working Group, which seeks to preserve and enhance the local Sage Grouse population in the Clear Lake Management Unit. 



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