Photo of Caples Lake from a trail. Photo looking up at the ridge with a waterfall cutting through the trees. Photo from a boat of a boatramp with forest in background. Photo of river cutting through a small canyon in the forest. Photo of facility sign with the building in the background. Photo of granite flat with sporadic trees and rocks. Photo of the lake looking through aspen tree leaves that have turned gold.
 

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Timber Offerings - Trestle Forest Health Stewardship Project

The bid submittal due date for the Trestle Forest Health Stewardship project is May 30, 2018. Follow this link for project documents.

Recreation Fee Program Accomplishments

Check out the 2017 report of the Eldorado's Accomplishments for the Recreation Enhancement Act Fee program.

 




SOFAR All Lands Cohesive Strategy

A collaborative project in the South Fork American River (SOFAR) watershed, involving communities, public and private timber, water, power, recreation, and protected species.

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Information on the Eldorado National Forest's and California's Tree Mortality response.


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