CAL FIRE has suspended all burn permits for outdoor residential burning of dead vegetation like branches and leaves within the State Responsibility Area.
Fire restrictions go into effect for Six Rivers National Forest on Friday, July 3, 2015.
Tentative fire restrictions going into effect for Shasta-Trinity National Forest, starting at midnight, July 2nd, 2015.
Mendocino National Forest enters fire restrictions beginning Thursday, July 2
Fire Restrictions on the Klamath National Forest begin Thursday July 2nd
Fire restrictions go into effect in moderate and high hazard areas on the Stanislaus NF.
Fire-Danger Level Raised to Very High on the Angeles NF
Lassen National Forest to enter fire restrictions July 1
Fire Restrictions on the Tahoe National Forest Effective July 1
BLM Bishop Field Office & Inyo National Forest announce fire restrictions, effective midnight on Sunday, June 28th.
Plumas NF fire restrictions effective June 30
Please join Stanislaus Reforestation Workshop on July 8 from 9-3 at 19777 Greenley Road in Sonora. We value your input!
Forest Service seeks public comment on a proposed policy for training and certification of use of saws by Forest Service employees, volunteers
The Stanislaus National Forest is requesting public comment on the Over-Snow Vehicle (OSV) proposed action beginning June 26.
The Modoc National Forest proposes to stabilize an abutment of Johnson Creek Bridge and restore the stream at the site. The bridge is located west of the Lower Rush Creek Campground on Forest Road 41N11. The Big Valley Ranger District would like public comments by July 20, 2015.
Learn about fire prevention and safety at Camp Smokey, during the California State Fair, July 10 – 26, 2015!
The San Bernardino National Forest is offering the Eighth Applied Archaeology Field School from July 20-August 21, 2015.
Monterey Ranger District's Kirk Creek on the Los Padres NF has been nominated as a contender for Best Scenic Campground in the 10Best USAToday Readers Choice Travel Award.
Do you enjoy the Sierra National Forest? Submit your best digital images for posting on the Sierra National Forest website, twitter or Flickr site.
Safety tips for visitors to Lake Tahoe
Keep Me Wild: wild animals don't need your handouts, they need your respect.
Please remember, rattlesnakes want less to do with you than you want to do with them. Leave them alone. If you keep your distance, seeing a rattlesnake is a very cool sighting on the forest.
The San Diego Sheriff's Department and Cleveland NF would again like to remind the public to take safety precautions when hiking at Cedar Creek Falls.
Please check Incident Information System Web Site (InciWeb) for the most up-to-date information about wildfires burning across the region.
You can read the Incident Management Situation Report for daily updates on large fires throughout the United States.
Most Forest Service offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015, in celebration of the 4th of July holiday. If planning to recreate on a National Forest this weekend, contact the local Forest Service office first for alerts, notices, and closures.
In March 2011 the Pacific Southwest Region of the US Forest Service released a statement of its Leadership Intent for Ecological Restoration, which laid out the Region's guiding vision and goals for its stewardship of wildland and forests for the next 15-20 years. This plan reflects the Regional leadership's current thinking on how the Leadership Intent will be implemented.
Alliances and Partnerships supporting restoration projects will assist us and secure our Forests for future generations. In building California resiliency, we will need to increase the amount of acres restored from 200,000 to about 500,000 a year. With Partner assistance we can truly manage and protect these invaluable Forest resources.
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The Pacific Northwest (OR, WA) and Pacific Southwest (CA) Regions of the U.S. Forest Service are beginning a public conversation on the process for revising forest land management plans in the Northwest Forest Plan amendment area.
To gather ideas on the revision process, the Forest Service recently held a series of public listening sessions in Portland, OR, Seattle, WA; and Redding, CA.