The US Forest Service recently developed a six-step Watershed Condition Framework (WCF) process to evaluate, track, maintain and improve the conditions of all national forest lands on a watershed-scale. The WCF proposes to improve the way the Forest Service approaches watershed restoration by targeting the implementation of integrated suites of activities in those watersheds that have been identified as priorities for restoration.
As part of this national effort, the Inyo National Forest has identified priority watersheds and developed Watershed Restoration Action Plans (WRAPs) for those watersheds. The WRAPs identify essential projects and treatments needed to restore, maintain, or improve watershed condition over a five year period.
Oak Creek Watershed Restoration Action Plan (Oct. 2011)
Deadman Creek Watershed Restoration Action Plan (Oct. 2011)
Click on the link above for information about wilderness management and planning on the Inyo National Forest.
Learn more about how the Inyo National Forest manages fire for forest health.
Vegetation Management on the Inyo NF encompasses both Fuels and Timber Management planning and implementation. Click on the link above to find out more about the program.