Third virtual public meeting on Reyes Peak Forest Health Project scheduled for August 13

Contact(s): Andrew Madsen (805) 895-0841

Los Padres National Forest officials today announced that the next virtual public meeting for the Reyes Peak Forest Health and Fuels Reduction Project will be held on Thursday, August 13, at 12:00 pm on Microsoft TEAMS. Members of the public who are interested in learning more about this project which is designed to minimize the impacts from insect and disease infestations as well as wildfires are encouraged to participate in the virtual meeting.

This will be the third and final virtual public meeting for this project and will provide another opportunity for interested parties to hear directly from project managers and share ideas and ask questions about the project prior to the close of the scoping period August 14. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, in-person public meetings for this project could not be safely conducted.

To learn more about the project and the proper way to submit a comment, visit Los Padres National Forest’s Reyes Peak Forest Health and Fuels Reduction Project page at The public is encouraged to visit the project area to get a better idea of the need to act to protect this treasured landscape from further impacts.

Anyone wishing to participate should log into the virtual public meeting via TEAMS to access the audio and video feeds for this meeting. Participants are encouraged to log into the meeting early to troubleshoot any technical issues, as some devices will require you to either download the Microsoft TEAMS Application or additional software prior to being able to join the meeting. The link to the meeting is Join Microsoft Teams Meeting.

For voice only a call in number is available via conference line 636-352-2946, Conference ID: 538 329 141#

This meeting will be 90 minutes long and will include a brief overview of the project, rationale for why the work is critical for enhancing habitat and forest health, allow for input, discussions and questions and answers. We look forward to seeing you August 13.