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Smoke maybe visible the next few days in the McCune Canyon area near Ponderosa Pine campground. March 14-15, 2017, South Zone fire personnel successfully completed burning 350 oakbrush piles (approximately 50 acres), as part of the Ponderosa Pine Restoration Project in McCune Canyon, near the Ponderosa campground on the south end of the Nebo Loob, Juab County on the Spanish Fork Ranger District. Fire personnel plan to burn the remaining 150 oakbrush piles in the near future as weather permits. Campgrounds/Picnic Areas/Roads/Trails Updates
Secure Rural School Act/Resource Advisory Committees:
The Secure Rural School Act authorizes the use of Resource Advisory
Committee (RACs) as a mechanism for local community collaboration
with federal land managers in recommending Title II projects on federal
lands or that will benefit resources on federal lands.
RAC members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture.
Latest News on the Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Effort
This Record Of Decision(ROD) is the culmination of an unprecedented planning effort in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Interior, BLM to conserve Greater Sage-grouse (GRSG) habitat on National Forest System (NFS) lands that are administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service and BLM-administered lands. The Forest Service, as a cooperating agency with
the BLM, has developed a targeted, multi-tiered, collaborative landscape-level conservation strategy. This ROD approves the attached LMP amendments for the GRSG Great Basin planning region for the Curlew National Grassland and the Ashley, Beaverhead-Deerlodge, Boise, Caribou-Targhee, Dixie, Fishlake, Humboldt-Toiyabe, Manti-La Sal, Salmon-Challis, Sawtooth, and
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests. US Forest Service making a difference for Sage-Grouse
and the sagebrush ecosystem video
The American pika is a low-profile mammal that lives at high altitudes. Related to rabbits and hares, these small, big-eyed creatures spend much of the summer preparing for a harsh winter high above the timberline. Starting in mid-September, a DWR biologist will visit an established pika area above Brighton ski resort to check on population growth.