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Trail Fundamentals Workshop

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Learn trail and trail maintenance fundamentals at an upcoming September 23-24 workshop being held at the Little Grass Valley Recreation Area in La Porte, CA. There is no charge to attend the training.

Prescribed Burns Vital to Forest Health

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Plumas National Forest Prescribed Fire Program Management Officer Ryan Bauer is no stranger to fire—he’s had 21 seasons of experience fighting it. Sometimes, that means fighting fire with fire. While prescribed burns tend to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire, prevention isn’t the only reason they’re used, or even the primary reason.

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Frenchman Boat Dock

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The Frenchman boat dock is back in the water and both lanes of the ramp are filled with lake enthusiasts!

Milsap Bar campground access temporarily closed

Milsap Bar

Milsap Bar road has been temporarily closed in two locations making Milsap Bar campground & river access (northern Butte County) completely inaccessible; there is no alternate access.


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.

Fire Restoration

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The Plumas National Forest has embarked on efforts to restore public lands impacted by the Storrie, Rich, and Moonlight Fires.

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