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Gear Up On-Call Fire Fighters Needed

Gear Up On Call Fire Fighters Needed

Gear-up! “On–call” seasonal fire crew members are now being recruited for the Plumas National Forest. If you are confident, physically fit, crave outdoor adventure and want to take part in restoring our national forests, the Plumas National Forest needs your skills!

While physical fitness requirements must be met, no experience is necessary and applicants will be paid to attend training. Applicants must be 18 years old by May 11, 2017 and have two forms of identification.

For more information about 2017 training sessions, please send an email with your contact information to: pnffireandfuels@fs.fed.us .  You will receive an automatic reply, and be able to leave a response and ask questions. You may also sign-up here.

Milsap Bar campground access temporarily closed

Quincy, CA – January 12, 2017 – The Milsap Bar road (Forest Service road #22N62), has been temporarily closed in two locations making Milsap Bar campground & river access (northern Butte County) completely inaccessible; there is no alternate access.

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Campground hosts needed for 2017 season -Little Grass Valley Reservoir-

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The Plumas National Forest is seeking campground hosts for Running Deer & Red Feather Campgrounds located at Little Grass Valley Reservoir near LaPorte, California.  

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.


Greenville HS Students Travel through Geologic Time

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Greenville High School students take a geologic journey back in time near the Indian and Spanish Creeks on the Plumas National Forest!

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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