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Week of Monday, October 17, 2016


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NEWSLETTER
JULY 2016 NEWSLETTER >

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING INFO
UPCOMING MEETING AGENDAS
Please click on the link below, to find info for the upcoming Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting
being held October 18, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO FIND MEETING AGENDAS >

PAST MEETING MINUTES
Please click on the link below, to see a video of the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting
held on October 11, 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 >





ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Owens River Trail Project receives Award of Excellence
October 13, 2016, Sierra Wave
LOS ANGELES — The Architectural Elements on Owens Lake, part of the Owens Lake Trails Project, were honored with the Award of Excellence at the 2016 Quality of Life Awards of the Southern California Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) last Thursday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Cause of Owens River Fire determined
October 13, 2016, Sierra Wave
The Owens River Fire has been determined to have been caused by a re-ignition of the Clark Fire.  Specifically, fire investigators determined that the Owens River Fire ignited in a box canyon meadow near the Clark Fire from a layer of dense organic material that was smoldering beneath the ground surface.  This organic material, in combination with wind patterns in the canyon on September 17, 2016, re-ignited surface vegetation, causing the Owens River Fire.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


City of Bishop to present ‘State of the City’
October 10, 2016, Sierra Wave
We’re all familiar with the pomp of the State of the Union, a rundown of national achievements and
future goals delivered annually by the President. Bishop’s version, the state of the city, will be delivered by staff at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Walking Water – second phase
October 5, 2016, Sierra Wave
Owens Lake, CA: In 2015, the first phase of Walking Water began among towering Jeffery Pines at Lee Vining Creek and concluded within the vast dry lakebed of Owens Lake.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo Supervisors leaning toward Owens Valley Basin-wide agency
October 5, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
Faced with the prospect of staggering fees levied by the California Water Resources Control Board if that agency steps in to develop groundwater sustainability in the Owens Valley Groundwater Basin, the Inyo Board of Supervisors gave Water Department head Bob Harrington a green light to begin public outreach and discussions toward a county-headed Groundwater Sustainability Agency.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


MMSA GETS HALL PASS ON DROUGHT RESTRICTIONS
October 14, 2016, Abigail Giles, The Sheet
Don’t hose off your sidewalk, save it for the bike and ski trails!
In a statement last May, Governor Jerry Brown promised to legislate stricter, long term drought restrictions. “It’s hard to say what the state will do, but the governor and legislature are working on permanent restrictions for individual households, something that was traditionally up to individual water departments,” said Pat Hayes, General Manager for Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) in an interview this week. In 2015, the Governor’s Office enforced drought regulations that required California residents to reduce their water consumption by 25 percent.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


HOMICIDE IN MAMMOTH
October 14, 2016, The Sheet
Omar Sanchez killed by unknown assailant(s)
Omar Jose Hernandez Sanchez was shot and killed outside his home in Mammoth around 2 a.m. on Sunday, October 9.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Wildfires burning near Lake Tahoe grow
October 15, 2016, Hamed Aleaziz, San Francisco Gate
A fire burning northeast of Lake Tahoe that has destroyed almost two dozen homes has grown to nearly 3,500 acres, officials said Saturday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


UPDATE: Little Valley Fire burns 3,460 acres; Franktown Rd partially reopened
October 15, 2016, Sarah Litz & Mike Higdon, Reno Gazette Journal
Officials with the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center said the Little Valley Fire has burned 3,460 acres and is 5 percent contained.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Fishing Report for Oct. 13
October 15, 2016, Reno Gazette Journal
FRENCHMAN LAKE: Lake is at 36 percent capacity. Fishing has been doing fairly well. Most reports are from bank fishermen. Turkey Point seems to be where most are having luck with worms and Power-bait being their favorites.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Outages leave 3,000 NV Energy customers powerless
October 15, 2016, Marcella Corona, Reno Gazette Journal
NV Energy crews are still working to restore power to customers. As of Friday afternoon, 3,197 customers were still without power.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Wolf killed by poacher in Oregon has ties to California
October 14, 2016, Ryan Sabalow, Sacramento Bee
As tensions rise in Oregon and Northern California over reports of wolves attacking livestock, a $15,000 reward has been issued for information that would lead investigators to the poacher who killed a mother wolf in southern Oregon.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Farmers were paid $32M to pump and not farm. Was it a waste of money?
October 13, 2016, Ryan Sabalow, Sacramento Bee
In a move that could have ramifications across the arid West, a government watchdog agency accused federal water regulators of wasting taxpayer funds when they gave Klamath Basin farmers more than $32 million to stop growing crops and to pump groundwater instead of drawing from lakes and rivers.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Northern California will get a soaking, but will it ease the drought?
October 11, 2016, Ryan Sabalow, Sacramento Bee
A pair of warm storms expected to hit Northern California later this week could dump more than 8 inches of rain in the mountains and have North Coast rivers roaring.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Deal reached to contain potent greenhouse gases
October 15, 2016, API & Sacramento Bee
Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday after all-night negotiations, to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide in a major effort to fight climate change.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Space photos: The last thing Rosetta saw
October 15, 2016, API & Sacramento Bee
"The mission has spanned entire careers, and the data returned will keep generations of scientist
busy for decades to come."

All good things must come to an end, and what an end. The scientists at the European Space Agency
decided to make a big splash with the death of their long-lived explorer Rosetta: Smash it into the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Millennials aren't big spenders or risk-takers, and that's going to reshape the economy
October 10, 2016, Don Lee, LA Times
They’re known for bouncing around jobs, delaying marriage and holing up in their parents’ basements.
Dubbed recently as the "children of the Great Recession" by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, millennials are the best educated and most diverse population of young people in U.S. history. They are also perhaps the most coddled, some would say spoiled.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


No, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia is NOT dead. But it is in trouble.
October 10, 2016, Deborah Netburn, LA Times
Perhaps you’ve heard that the epic, 1,400-mile-long Great Barrier Reef in Australia has died.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Surprise! The universe has 10 times as many galaxies as scientists thought
October 10, 2016, Amina Kahn, LA Times
The universe just got a lot more crowded. Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope say that there are around two trillion galaxies in the cosmos — at least 10 times higher than previously thought.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Tiny craters, big impact: The moon's surface may be more dynamic than once thought
October 12, 2016, Amina Kahn, LA Times
If every scar has a story, the moon has quite the tale to tell. Scientists using cameras onboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter have found 222 new craters — and discovered striking blast patterns caused by the shrapnel flung out from such violent impacts.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Sacata Fire Grows To Over 1,500 Acres
October 12, 2016, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
FRESNO COUNTY — The Sacata Fire, burning north of Pine Flat Reservoir in the Sierra National Forest, has now grown to 1,502 acres with just 5 percent containment.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW to Host Public Meeting on Draft 2017 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice
October 14, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Watershed Restoration Grants Branch will hold a public meeting to discuss its Draft Fisheries Habitat Restoration 2017 Proposal Solicitation Notice (FHR 2017 PSN). The Draft FHR 2017 PSN includes focuses for the Fisheries Restoration Grant Program, the Steelhead Report and Restoration Card Program, the Forest Land Anadromous Restoration Program and the Commercial Salmon Stamp Program.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Reward Increases for Information Leading to Arrest of Suspect Who Shot at Warden
October 14, 2016, CA DFW News
A multitude of organizations and private donors have contributed to the growing reward fund for information leading to the arrest of a man who shot at a California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) law enforcement officer in August.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Seeks Assistance From Private Land Owners for Tule Elk Study
October 14, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is partnering with researchers at the University of California, Davis on an innovative multi-year study of tule elk herds in Colusa and Lake counties.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Opens Registration for Nature Bowl
October 13, 2016, CA DFW News
Registration is now open for the 32nd annual Nature Bowl, an activity-based competition for elementary school students held annually each spring.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >








NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
MONO COUNTY ADOPTED BUDGET >
FLU CLININC SCHEDULE >
MONO COUNTY CLUBHOUSE SUMMER CALENDAR >
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
JOB BOARD LINKS >
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 >
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' NOVEMBER 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JULY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' APRIL 2016 NEWSLETTER >
HEART OF THE HORSE HONORED >
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: OCTOBER 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: SEPTEMBER 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: AUGUST 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JULY 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JUNE 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: MAY 2016 >
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
MAKING YOUR HOME SAFE IN A FIRE CAMPAIGN >
CLICK HERE TO READ HOW TO PREPARE YOUR HOME TO SURVIVE A WILDLAND FIRE >
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 OCT 6 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SEPT 29 BULLETIN >
TREE MORTALITY: SEEING IS BELIEVING >
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 OCT 14, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER OCT 7, 2016 >
RCRC APPLAUDS FEINSTEIN FOR WILDLIFE FUNDING REQUEST. CLICK TO READ >
CLICK HERE TO READ RCRC URGES GOVERNOR TO SOGN PILT LEGISLATION >
CLICK HERE TO READ OFFICIAL POSSITIONS RCRC IS TAKING ON NOVEMBER BALLOT MEASURES >
CLICK HERE TO READ AB2395 LETTER SENT FROM MONO COUNTY SUPERVISORS >
CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL TELECOM BILL BEING HELD IN ASSSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING LEGISLATION THREATENING ACCESS TO EMERGENCY SERVICES >
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 >
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 NACO COUNTY FINANCE REPORT FOR OCT 7, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NACO NEWS NOW FOR OCT 4, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NACO NEWS NOW FOR SEPT 27, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NACO NEWS NOW FOR SEPT 19, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NACO NEWS NOW FOR SEPT 6, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NACO COUNTY NEWS FOR AUG 19, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NACO NEWS NOW FOR AUG 23, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR AUG 2, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JULY 19, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JULY 5, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JUNE 21, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JUNE 14, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JUNE 7, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 30, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 24, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 17, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 10, 2016 >
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 >

DFW
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD BACKCOUNTRY FISHING GUIDE & FISH IN VARIOUS BACKCOUNTRY LAKES (45M) AS WELL AS OTHER VARIOUS 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 >

YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERSHIP NEWS
REGISTER FOR THE FALL PARTNERS MEETING >
CLICK FOR PARTNERS FALL MEETING INFO >
FALL 2016 NEWSLETTER >
ACKERSON MEADOW GIFTED TO YGP >
DAY USE PARKING LOT CLOSES SEPT 5 THRU WINTER >
YGP LAUNCHES 2ND YEAR OF EVERY KID IN PARK PASS >
NEW CONCESSION CONTRACT BEGINS >
SUMMER 2016 NEWSLETTER >
SPRING 2016 NEWSLETTER >
WINTER 2015 NEWSLETTER >
FALL 2015 NEWSLETTER >
PARK LAUNCHES 'OPEN THE GATEWAY TO 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
DOG LICENSING CLINIC >
CRIME ALERT: SEC PHONE 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 EVENTS >
INYO NAT'L FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN >
UPCOMING NEWS AND EVENTS >
HELP CARE FOR THE JOHN MUIR WILDERNESS >
EASTERN SIERRA COLLABORATIVE PUBLIC MEETINGS BEING HELD THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER. HERE ARE THE DATES >

CROWLEY LAKE COMMUNITY GARDEN & COMMUNITY CENTER
CLICK TO VIEW THE FALL CALENDAR >