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Gold Lake 4x4 trail and campground improvements

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Temporary Closure July 9 - September 9

The Gold Lake 4x4 trail and portions of the 4x4 campground will be temporarily closed to allow installation of new evaporative toilets, signage, kiosk and benches, thanks to help from the Plumas County Resource Advisory Committee.

Plumas NF – Mt. Hough Trail – temporary closure

Mt Hough Trail

Vegetation removal project in progress.

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FS Employees Provide Lifesaving Aid

Employees recognized for lifesaving assistance

Six Plumas National Forest employees were recently recognized by the Pacific southwest Regionl Forester, for their life-saving actions.


Forest Service & Boy Scouts clean pioneer cemetery

Boy Scouts clean Pioneer Cemetery

The old Seneca Cemetery received a facelift courtesy of Plumas National Forest (PNF) employees and Boy Scout Troop 130 of Quincy, CA. 

New FireWorks educational program for the Sierra Nevada

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Plumas Unified School District (PUSD) science teachers are using an exciting new fire science curriculum to ignite students’ passion for science.

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