People, Places, and Things


International Fellowship Seeks Local Solutions to Global Issues

Joseph DioaviguiThe Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, in conjunction with  Forest Service’s International Visitor Program and IREX Community Solutions Program (CSP), recently sponsored a minerals and geology fellow from Guinea in West Africa. Joseph Dopavogui worked for a month with the Forest’s Mineral Program staff on the Mountain City-Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Ranger District in Elko.

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Youth Conservation Crew Members Build Fences, Plant Seeds, and Grow Life Experience

Ely YCC CrewHumboldt- Toiyabe National Forest’s Ely Ranger District recently employed a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew for 90 days. The YCC is a summer youth employment program that engages young people, ages 15 to 18, in meaningful work experiences on national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and fish hatcheries.

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Volunteers Remove Conifers in Bi-State Sage-Grouse Habitat

It Takes a CommunityHumboldt-Toiyabe National Forest employees and over 20 volunteers gathered at Sweetwater Flat on the Bridgeport Ranger District to remove pinyon pine and juniper seedlings, and small trees from important Bi-State sage-grouse breeding and nesting habitat. Volunteers were from the Sierra Club, Audubon Society, Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association, Eastern Sierra Land Trust, and surrounding communities. The Bridgeport Ranger District’s wilderness and trail crew were also on hand.

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