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State of California OHV Grant Application

We Want Your Comments

A public comment period will be held beginning March 2 through May 3, 2021 regarding grant requests that were sent to state officials to help manage some of the only local off-highway vehicle areas located in the Lassen National Forest and surrounding areas.

The applications are sent to the state Department of Parks and Recreation and will be posted at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov. The funding requests are done annually and this year the forest is requesting a grant for a law enforcement project for OHV area patrols and enforcement.

Public comments can be sent via email to: OHVinfo@parks.ca.gov or to adam.hill@usda.gov. The applications focus on facilities operation, road and trail maintenance, and law enforcement.

Applications are sent to the state Department of Parks and Recreation and will be posted after March 2.

Public comments can be sent via email to:adam.hill@usda.gov.

CA STATE OHV Recreation Grant Page

Seeking Comments on the Eagle Lake Weeds and Wildlife Project

We are seeking comments on the Eagle Lake Weeds and Wildlife Project, which would treat priority invasive plant infestations on up to 30 acres annually, using a combination of manual, cultural, biological and/or chemical methods. In addition, the project would re-establish osprey nesting platforms within the Osprey Management Area that were destroyed by the Whaleback Fire.

Image showing Thistle at Eagle Lake

Thistle infestation near Eagle Lake

Responses can either be emailed or mailed before March 15, 2021. Written comments should be mailed to Carol Thornton, District Ranger, ATTN: Eagle Lake Weeds and Wildlife Project, 477-050 Eagle Lake Road, Susanville, CA 96130.

Our Response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Visiting National Forests

Outdoor recreation can be beneficial for your health but must be practiced safely. Please avoid visiting national forests if you are sick and/or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Follow CDC guidance on personal hygiene and social distancing before and during your visit to the forest.

We recommend exercising close to your home and complying with local and state guidance for not traveling for your recreation needs. Stay safe. For more on avoiding COVID-19, visit www.coronavirus.gov.

Virtual Services

This office has moved to virtual services. Please visit us at https://www.fs.usda.gov/r5 and access our forest maps at https://www.fs.fed.us/ivm/. If you need immediate assistance or have any questions, please call 707-562-8794.

Versión en Español

Esta oficina se ha cambiado a servicios virtuales. Por favor visítenos por el internet en https://www.fs.usda.gov/r5 y acceda los mapas de nuestros bosques en https://www.fs.fed.us/ivm. Si necesita atención inmediata o tiene alguna pregunta, por favor llame al 707-562-8794.

A Notice to the Public About Prescribed Burning

The Pacific Southwest Region is moving forward with prescribed fire operations as conditions and resources permit.

Personal Use Fuelwood Permit Request

Fuelwood Permits are for noncommercial, personal use only.

Almanor Ranger District Commercial Fuelwood Permit Request

Commercial Fuelwood Permits are valid for use on the Lassen National Forest, Almanor Ranger District (Zone IV) ONLY. The cost is $10.00 per cord with a five cord minimum and ten cord maximum per request. Only one Commercial Fuelwood Permit and/or Third Party Permit may be active at one time.

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LNF Christmas Tree Program 2020

The cost for a personal use Christmas tree permit is $10.00 per tree (limited to two per household). See details: Christmas Tree Permits

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