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Recent News


Chris Carlton has joined the Plumas National

Chris Carlton-New Forest Supervisor

Chris Carlton has joined the Plumas National Forest as the new Forest Supervisor, effective August 4, 2019. He comes to the Plumas from USDI Bureau of Land Management - Nevada, where he was the field manager for the Caliente Field Office for just over 4 years.

Feather River Ranger District Collaborative

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The Feather River Ranger District has formed a new collaborative in an effort to provide a venue and opportunity for any interested or concerned citizen or stakeholder to be involved in the active and adaptive management of lands on the Feather River Ranger District.

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Plumas NF Over-snow Vehicle Use

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement – The comment period has been extended until March 1, 2019 and open houses have been rescheduled in response to the partial government shutdown.


Smoke Information

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Links to some excellent websites for smoke information.

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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.

Kid’s Creek Forest

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The “Kid’s Creek Forest” in the eastern portion of the Delleker “T,” near Portola, CA, will soon be delineated by a fence and designated with formal signage.

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