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Week of Monday, May 9, 2016


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING INFO
UPCOMING MEETING AGENDAS
Please click on the link below, to find info for the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting to be held May 10, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO FIND THE MEETING AGENDA >

PAST MEETING MINUTES
Please click on the link below, to see a video of the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting held on May 3, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE PAST MEETING MINUTES >

2016 Meeting Agendas and Minutes have been posted. Please click below to read past Meeting Minutes and upcoming Agendas.
CLICK HERE TO READ FUTURE MEETING AGENDAS AND PAST MEETING MINUTES >

2016 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE & AGENDAS

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE >
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FUTURE AGENDAS AND DOWNLOAD PAST MEETING MINUTES >



GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER REGARDING DROUGHT, MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE EXECUTIVE ORDER >




ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Master Gardener: Creating defensible space
May 5, 2016, Ed Smith, Reno Gazette Journal
Defensible space is the area between a house and an oncoming wildfire where the vegetation is managed to reduce the wildfire threat and allow firefighters to safely operate. If firefighters are not present, defensible space improves the likelihood that a home will survive without their assistance. Many homeowners are unsure how to create defensible space. Cooperative Extension’s Living With Fire Program identified five fundamental concepts to creating defensible space:
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Satellite imagery of “relative greenness” shows Nevada has carpet of fresh vegetation
May 5, 2016, Ed Smith, Reno Gazette Journal
Much of the state is anywhere from 105 to 150 percent greener than normal, according to the imagery published by the
National Interagency Fire Center.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


One View: Column on 'starving cattle' didn't get the full story
May 5, 2016, Submitted by Terry Sullivan, Reno Gazette Journal
Mark Robison's column concerning the Cliven Bundy ranch near Bunkerville (“Ask the RGJ: Are cows starving in the Nevada desert?”) only asked questions from anti-cow groups. The discredited Humane Society of the United States spends 1 percent of its budget to help animals and the Center for Biological Diversity had to pay $600,000 for libeling the Chilton Ranch in Arizona for faking photos of their range. Who knows where the accompanying photo of the skinny cow, provided by the CBD, came from? It could be old or sick.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

San Andreas Fault 'locked, loaded and ready to roll' with big quake, expert says
May 4, 2016, Rong-Gong Lin II, Sacramento Bee
LONG BEACH, CALIF.— California's section of the San Andreas Fault is "locked, loaded and ready to roll,"
a leading earthquake scientist said Wednesday at the National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Sacramento residents cut March water use by nearly 40 percent
May 3, 2016, Phillip Reese, Sacramento Bee
Water districts across the Sacramento region and California posted big conservation savings in March,
aided in large part by cool, wet weather, the State Water Resources Control Board reported Tuesday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Tree deaths rise steeply in Sierra; drought and insects to blame
May 3, 2016, Edward Ortiz, Sacramento Bee
Trees in California are dying at the highest rate in at least 15 years, raising the risk of faster-moving and more-intense forest fires, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Study: Tree disease might be unstoppable in California
May 3, 2016, API & Sacramento Bee
DAVIS, CALIF.—An epidemic of the tree disease "sudden oak death" cannot be eradicated in California,
but it can be managed, a new study shows.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California’s new aid-in-dying law begins June 9, but it won’t be simple
May 4, 2016, Emily Bazar, Sacramento Bee
Starting June 9, terminally ill Californians with six months or less to live can request a doctor’s prescription for medications
intended to end their lives peacefully.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Earth's hot streak continues for a record 11 months
April 22, 2016, Seth Borenstein, Sacramento Bee
Earth's record monthly heat streak has hit 11 months in a row — a record in itself.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Mammoth Lakes Tourism news
May 1, 2016, Sierra Wave
The Board of Directors for Mammoth Lakes Tourism (MLT) has three seats whose terms expire as of June 30, 2016
and are available for candidacy; Restaurant, Retail, and At Large.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


We've never seen this before': Watch NOAA's live feed of a hidden, watery world
May 5, 2016, Sean Greene, LA Times
A plume that resembles black smoke billows from a towering underwater chimney. Blind white shrimp rain down in all directions.
Pale-colored crabs, squat lobsters and hairy snails cover the patches of ocean floor not already occupied by the thousands of shrimp.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Work begins to clear Lakes Basin roads
April 25, 2016, Sierra Wave
The Inyo National Forest, in cooperation with the Town of Mammoth Lakes and Cal Trans, is beginning work to open the
Lakes Basin and Reds Meadow roads.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

More than 80,000 flee as Canadian fire grows; even evacuation centers are evacuated
May 5, 2016, API & LA Times
Raging wildfires in the Canadian province of Alberta have moved south, forcing three more communities to evacuate and an emergency operations center to move again — taking it far from the devastated oil sands city of Fort McMurray.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


California's smoking age raised from 18 to 21 under bills signed by Gov. Brown
May 4, 2016, Patrick McGreevy, API & LA Times
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a pack of bills that will raise the smoking age in California from 18 to 21, restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in public places and expand no-smoking areas at public schools.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Reno Airport announces nonstop Atlanta flights via Delta
April 29, 2016, Jason Hidalgo, Reno Gazette Journal
Reno-Tahoe International Airport announced on Friday that Delta Air Lines is bringing back nonstop service
between the Biggest Little City and Atlanta.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Slight dip in international travelers at Vegas airport again
April 29, 2016, Reno Gazette Journal
LAS VEGAS - The number of airport passengers going through Las Vegas keeps going up, but fewer of them are international travelers.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Slowest quarter in two years for L.A. start-up investment
April 18, 2016, Paresh Dave, API & LA Times
The first quarter marked the slowest period for investment into Los Angeles start-ups in two years, with just under
$400 million going to about 50 companies.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Infographic: 229 drought maps show just how thirsty California has become
May 5, 2016, Kyle Kim & Thomas Suh Lauder, API & LA Times
This article Map originally published on Aug. 7, 2014 and is updated periodically.
The majority of California is experiencing extreme to exceptional drought despite El Niño-related precipitation in recent weeks and the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report said the state's drought situation still remains "very serious."
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Tahoe water district sues Douglas County
May 5, 2016, Kathryn Reed, Lake Tahoe News
Water customers at the lake say they are suing Douglas County because they are being forced to subsidize another water company, which is against state law, and therefore they are being discriminated against.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Historic Tahoe boathouse’s transformation into idyllic theater a test in patience and love
May 3, 2016, Kathryn Reed, Lake Tahoe News
A woman named Spain and a man known as Dr. Love, along with a cadre of other devoted arts aficionados, are responsible for transforming what was a dilapidated boathouse into an iconic theater.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Dwindling snowpack topic of forum
May 4, 2016, Lake Tahoe News
The Citizen’s Climate Lobby is putting on a talk about the local snowpack, lake level, and how the future of of the
South Shore depends on it. Enjoy free drinks, appetizers, raffle prizes as well as an optional discussion that will leave us
all talking about climate change at the local level.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Nesting falcons force closure of Donner trails
May 4, 2016, Lake Tahoe News
To protect nesting peregrine falcons, certain climbing routes on Donner Summit’s Black Wall are closed until mid-summer.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Tahoe’s threatened meadows get a lifeline
May 3, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
They’re some of the best places in the Tahoe basin for wildlife habitat or a picnic. But if the region’s meadows are going to survive climate change and other threats they’re going to need some human help.
That’s why the U.S. Forest Service selected six meadows for a restoration project set to launch by summer of 2017.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Tourists spending big bucks in California
May 4, 2016, Kathryn Reed, Lake Tahoe News
California’s tourism industry is coming off its sixth consecutive record year, and South Lake Tahoe is part of that trend.
“We are looking at an industry that is about 2.5 percent of the state’s economy,” Caroline Beteta, Visit California president and CEO,
said during a conference call this week. “This tremendous growth indicates that growth in the industry will continue through
2016 and beyond.”
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


County keeps the goods moving
May 4, 2016, Jack Morgan, NACO County News
Alameda County, Calif. enjoys one of the most strategic trade locations in world and serves as a central hub for freight and goods movement throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and the surrounding Northern California “mega-region.”  Much of the region relies heavily on the critical freight infrastructure in Alameda County to bring goods to and from national and international markets.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Elk Hunts Canceled at Fort Hunter Liggett for 2016-2017 Season
May 4, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has announced that there will be no elk hunts on the grounds of Fort Hunter Liggett (FHL) in southern Monterey County for the 2016-2017 season.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Rescue Efforts Save Listed Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon
May 4, 2016, CA DFW News
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) biologists have rescued hundreds of fish — including dozens of endangered and threatened salmon, steelhead and sturgeon — that were stranded in Sacramento Valley bypasses after recent heavy rains.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Bears Follow their Noses, so You Should Follow these Tips
May 3, 2016, CA DFW News
With an estimated 35,000 bears, California has a healthy and growing black bear population. In spring hibernating bears emerge from their winter slumber and begin an almost perpetual search for food. It is not uncommon for a black bear to consume up to 20,000 calories a day. Unfortunately, this search can sometimes lead bears into populated areas and conflicts with humans.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


State Releases Summary Report on Refugio Oil Spill
May 3, 2016, CA DFW News
Today, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife‘s Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) released a report describing and evaluating its response to the May 2015 Refugio Oil Spill in Santa Barbara.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


More Areas Open for Recreational Dungeness Crab Fishing, Commercial Fishery to Open in Same Areas in 10 Days
May 2, 2016, CA DFW News
Except for one area within Humboldt County, the California coast is open for recreational Dungeness crab fishing. The commercial crab fishery will follow in the same areas, opening May 12.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >








NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
120 WAS TO OPEN FRIDAY APRIL 29 >
APRIL 2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS >
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
JOB BOARD LINKS >
ZIKA UPDATE & INFO FOR MARCH 31 >
MONO COUNTY & STATE OF CA INFLUENZA FORCAST MAP & INFO FOR APRIL 14 >
MONO COUNTY & HANTAVIRUS INFO FOR APRIL 29 >
MONO COUNTY & INYO COUNTY VETS CAN GET LOCAL HEALTH CARE >
MONO COUNTY & INYO COUNTY VETERANS OFFICE HOURS >
MONO COUNTY CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES. CLICK HERE FOR INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO FROM CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL >
CONWAY RANCH STRATEGIC FACILITY PLAN >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON HOW TO TEST FOR RADON >
RAW MILK NOTICE >
WORKFORCE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM BEGINS MARCH 9TH >
YOGA AND ART WORKSHOP >
SPRING CROWLEY TENNIS CLINIC >
ACCESS & FUNCTIONAL NEEDS REGISTRATION >

ESTA (EASTERN SIERRA TRANSIT AUTHORITY)
VISIT THEIR WEBSITE TO SEE ALL OF THEIR ROUTES >
REIMBURSMENTS BEING OFFERED FOR DISABLED TRANSPORTATION. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
DRIVER APPLICATION >
DRIVER RELEASE FORM >
REIMBURSEMENT FORM >

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
GET YOUR CHILD DENTAL CLEANINGS YEARLY. CLICK TO READ THE INFO IN ENGLISH >
GET YOUR CHILD DENTAL CLEANINGS YEARLY. CLICK TO READ THE INFO IN SPANISH >

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
READ HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY APPLY FOR AND GET A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN >
MONO COUNTY CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES. CLICK HERE FOR INFO >

LA TIMES DROUGHT REPORT CARD
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 15 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 8 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 25 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 18 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 11 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 29 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 22 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 15 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 23 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 16 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 6 >
CLICK HERE TO READ ' CAPTURING EL NINOS RAINS' >

FROM SENATOR TOM BERRYHILL, 8TH DISTRICT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' APRIL 2016 NEWSLETTER >
SENATOR BERRYHILL TAPPED FOR PRESTIGIOUS RULES COMMITTEE >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' FEBRUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JANUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' OCTOBER NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ: 'FIRE FEE' COULD BE A THING OF THE PAST >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT WATCH >
CLICK HERE TO READ SENATE REPUBLICANS OFFER $8.7M WATER BOND PROPOSAL >
MAMMOTH HIGH SUPERSTAR HONORED AT THE STATE CAPITOL. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
CLICK TO READ CURRENT INFO FROM SENATOR BERRYHILL'S OFFICE >

EPA
MAMMOTH LAKES MEETS AIR QUALITY STANDARDS >

EASTERN SIERRA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
CLICK HERE TO READ THE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM INFO >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA – BUSINESS, CONSUMER SERVICES & HOUSING AGENCY,
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS OVERSIGHT

CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: APRIL 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: MARCH 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: FEB 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JAN 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: DEC 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ SURVEY INFO REGARDING PAYDAY LENDERS >
COMMISSION ISSUES STATEMENT ON VALLEY & BUTTE FIRES >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
STATE OF CA OFFERING DRIVERS LICENSES TO ALL IMMIGRANTS_FLYER IN ENGLISH >
STATE OF CA OFFERING DRIVERS LICENSES TO ALL IMMIGRANTS_FLYER IN SPANISH >

FEMA
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE NEXT POWER OUTAGE? >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS >
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE FEMA NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY WEBSITE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS >
NEW PSA FOCUSED ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH WATER SAVED UP IN CASE OF EMERGENCY? >

OSHA (OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION) & NSC (NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL)
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING DISTRACTED DRIVING FACTS >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES_ENGLISH >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES_SPANISH >

RED CROSS
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A 21 WEEK CHECKLIST TO BE PREPARED FOR A NATURAL DISASTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FLYER IN SPANISH >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FLYER IN ENGLISH >

CSAC (CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE APRIL 29 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE APRIL 22 BULLETIN >
GOVERNOR DIRECTS MANDATORY WATER REDUCTIONS & ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SUMMARY OF THE PRESIDENTS BUDGET >

RCRC (RURAL COUNTY REPRESENTATIVES OF CALIFORNIA)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER MAY 6, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER APRIL 29, 2016 >
SEPERATE FUNDING NEED FOR FIGHTING WILDFIRES & MANAGING FORESTS >
TO PROSPER, STATE MUST CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE >
RCRC WELCOMES 2 LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATES >
RCRC WELCOMES SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY TO MEMBERSHIP >
RCRC INSTALLS NEW 2016 OFFICERS >
RCRC SPONSORS PILT LEGISLATION >
OMNIBUS SPENDING PACKAGE INCLUDES FUNDING FOR FED PILT >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING AIR RESOURCES BOARD INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING UNDERFUNDED WATER NEEDS >
GOV ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER TO BOLSTER STATES DROUGHT RESPONSE >
THE FUTURE OF CA MEDICAL MARIJUANA BUSINESS >
CA COUNTIES PREPARING FOR CANNA BUSINESS OVERHAUL >
WATER FACT SHEET >
CLICK TO READ RURAL LEADER TESTIFY TO EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION ON CA H20 QUALITY>
CLICK TO READ RURAL LEADER TESTIFY TO EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE UC DAVIS FINAL DROUGHT REPORT : AUGUST 18, 2015 >
CLICK TO READ PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE OF CA 'WHAT IF THE DROUGHT CONTINUES?' ARTICLE >
CLICK TO READ UC DAVIS ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF 2015 DROUGHT >

NACO COUNTY NEWS ALERT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 3, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 26, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 19, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 5, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 29, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 22, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 15, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR FEB 22, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR FEB 12, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JAN 27, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR FEB 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR DECEMBER 11, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR OCTOBER 19, 2015 >
COUNTY ECONOMIES: OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES >
CLIMATE ADAPTAION, PARTICIPANT HANDBOOK >
CLICK HERE TO READ CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT GROWN TO REPEAL 'CADILLAC TAX' >
CLICK HERE TO READ 7 SUPREME COURT RULINGS TO EFFECT COUNTIES >
CLICK HERE TO READ US COURT OF APPEALS DELAYS WOTUS RULING NATIONWIDE >
CLICK HERE TO VIEW CA DROUGHT NUMBERS & STATS SHEET >

CDFW (CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE)
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND WATCH A VIDEO OF 'QUESTION THE LEADERS' PANEL DISCUSSION THAT TIM ALPERS ATTENDED AND PARTICIPATED IN THAT TOOK PLACE AT THE RECENT FRED HALL SHOW >
CLICK HERE TO READ DFW NEWS >
CLICK TO READ ABOUT: DROUGHT RELATED ACTIONS TO PRESERVE & PROTECT THE STATE'S FISH & WILDLIFE RESOURCES >

USDA (UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SAGE GROUSE >

DOT (DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING A TAX ON THE MILES YOU DRIVE >

USFS (UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE)
VISIT THE USFS FACEBOOK PAGE FOR LOCAL UP-TO-DATE POSTINGS >
REVISIONS EFFECTING LOCAL LAND ACCESS, OFF-ROAD VEHICLES, ETC. STILL BEING WORKED ON >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING PROPOSED CHANGES TO OFF-ROAD VEHICLE TRAIL ACCESS >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING REVISED FOREST PLANS OF INYO, SEQUOIA AND SIERRA FORESTS >
SAGE GROUSE ENHANCEMENT INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SUMMER 2015 ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON CONVICT LAKE ROAD >

YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERSHIP NEWS
GLACIER POINT ROAD NOW OPEN: WEATHER PERMITTING >
REMINDER: SPRING 2016 MEETING >
DIRECTOR ELECTION INFO >
NEW CONCESSION CONTRACT BEGINS >
SPRING 2016 MEETING INFO >
SAVE THE DATES >
SPRING 2016 NEWSLETTER >
WINTER NEWSLETTER >
FALL NEWSLETTER >
PARK LAUNCHES 'OPEN THE GAETEWAY TP YOSEMITE' >
CAL FIRE AWARDS FIRE PREVENTION GRANT IN HIGH TREE MORTALITY AREAS >
US FOREST SERVICE SEEKS COMMENTS ON OHV GRANT APPLICATIONS >
KEEP BEARS WILD >
RARE SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX SPOTTED ON YOSEMITE VIDEO. (PSST... ALSO SEEN IN CROWLEY!!) >

BODIE HILLS GAZETTE
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA WATER BOARD
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDIT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDITS >

SIERRA NEVADA CONSERVANCY
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING WATERSHED IMPOROVEMENT >

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING STREET LIGHT OUTAGES >
CLICK HERE TO READ ENERGY TIPS FOR YOUR HOME AND OFFICE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING VEGETATION MANAGEMENT >

MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT
KNOW YOUR LIMIT WORKSHOPS >
CRIME ALERT: SEC PHOME SCAM >
SAFE TRADE INITIATIVE FOR SAFER ONLINE SHOPPING >

MAMMOTH LAKES Hispanic Advisory Committee
LAST MEETING WAS HELD DECEMBER 4_ENGLISH >

FRIENDS OF THE INYO
UPCOMING NEWS AND EVENTS >
HELP CARE FOR THE JOHN MUIR WILDERNESS >
UPCOMING NEWS AND EVENTS >
FOI NEWS >

CROWLEY LAKE COMMUNITY GARDEN
CLICK TO VIEW THE SPRING CALENDAR >

NATIONAL WOUNDED WARRIOR CENTER
CLICK TO VIEW THEIR EASTER SIERRA MUSIC FESTIVAL BENEFIT CONCERT WEBSITE >