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Week of Monday, September 26, 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 September 20, 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 September 13, 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

Inyo County Worries about MYLF Habitat
September 23, 2016, Charles James, The Sheet
County Supervisors sent letter to Fish and Wildlife Service regarding economic impact of critical habitat designation 
The Inyo County Board of Supervisors is nervous that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Final Rule on the Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sierra Nevada Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog (MYLF), the Northern Distinct Population Segment of the MYLF and the Yosemite Toad, which takes effect on September 26, will create negative economic impacts on the County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

When 300 is not a Perfect Game
September 23, 2016, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
Mammoth Council to spend $300K on “stuff” 
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


As always, please, ‘Watch Out for Wildlife’
September 23, 2016, Sierra Wave
Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs September 18-24.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Woman dies after fall near Bear Creek Spire
September 23, 2016, Sierra Wave
Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was contacted the evening of September 18th regarding a deceased fall victim near Bear Creek Spire.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Catch a glimpse of Reno’s hidden wildlife
September 23, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
If you’re not keeping an eye on the Truckee River in Reno at night you’re missing a bunch of the action.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Fishing Report for Sept. 22
September 22, 2016, Reno Gazette Journal
The Fishing Report
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Missing man found dead near vehicle in Mono County
September 23, 2016, Juan Carlos Flores, MyNews4.com
A Bishop man who was reported missing on Tuesday was found dead in a remote area of southeast Mono County,
according to authorities.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


How to start backpacking even though it is a dumb idea
September 22, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
At some point you'll probably regret going through with this
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


How to experience autumn in High Sierra without camping
September 23, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
If you don’t want to spend several days in the backcountry there are some easier ways to experience the colorful leaves, alpine lakes and towering peaks of the Sierra Nevada.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Autumn in Muir Country: See High Sierra at its finest
September 23, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
A harsh landscape at nearly 11,000 feet in elevation is a bad place for an injury or to be caught in bad weather.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Star Guide: Star-hop to Uranus, a naked-eye planet
September 15, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
In the beginning there were five planets. Our ancestors watched them for millennia knowing they differed from the stationary stars in the heavens — they wandered. They were given names and mythologies to share from generation to generation and ruled the night sky as gods. Then a man with a telescope discovered another one in 1781.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Excavation next step for Lake Tahoe fuel leak cleanup
September 9, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
Workers will remove contaminated soil near picturesque Zephyr Cove
A multi-year effort to undo damage from a leaky commercial fuel tank near Lake Tahoe is moving into a new stage.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Forest Service land deal blocks controversial Tahoe development
September 8, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
Development critics said land near Tahoe Rim Trail better for recreation
A deal to sell 120 acres overlooking Lake Tahoe near Brockway Summit has halted controversial
plans for a campground development.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Poll shows California move to legalize pot has broad voter support
September 22, 2016, Christopher Cadelago, Reno Gazette Journal
California was the first state to allow medical marijuana. Now, two decades later, voters are expected to be asked whether to legalize recreational use of the drug. The legalization measure headed for the statewide November ballot is the product of months of negotiations between drug-law reformers, growers and distributors, famous financiers and politicians. Here’s a primer.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


AM Alert: Police chiefs oppose Proposition 63
September 23, 2016, Taryn Luna, Reno Gazette Journal
One might expect police chiefs to support a measure aimed at strengthening gun control laws. Not this year.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


When goldfish go bad – in the wild, pets turn to pests
September 22, 2016, Steph Yin, Sacramento Bee
A goldfish caught by researchers in the Vasse River in Australia. Goldfish are one of the world’s worst invasive aquatic species, but goldfish in the Vasse River “have the fastest known growth rate of goldfish in the world,” said Stephen Beatty, a researcher at Murdoch University who helps lead a program to control them.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Poll shows California move to legalize pot has broad voter support
September 22, 2016, Christopher Cadelago, Sacramento Bee
California was the first state to allow medical marijuana. Now, two decades later, voters are expected to be asked whether to legalize recreational use of the drug. The legalization measure headed for the statewide November ballot is the product of months of negotiations between drug-law reformers, growers and distributors, famous financiers and politicians. Here’s a primer.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Profiting from a tale of two California business cultures
September 22, 2016, Editorial Board, Sacramento Bee
This has been the best of weeks and the worst of weeks for California business.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


An era of limits: California proposes steering more water to fish, less to farms, cities
September 15, 2016, Ryan Sabalow & Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee
In a move that foreshadows sweeping statewide reductions in the amount of river water available for human needs,
California regulators on Thursday proposed a stark set of cutbacks to cities and farms that receive water from the
San Joaquin River and its tributaries.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Lake Tahoe protection and Sacramento flood control in Senate bill
September 14, 2016, Michael Doyle, Sacramento Bee
WASHINGTON—California’s Salton Sea and state-straddling Lake Tahoe would receive funding for environmental restoration under a bill set for Senate approval Thursday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Water use spikes in Southern California, Granite Bay
September 7, 2016, Ryan Sabalow, Sacramento Bee
Californians as a whole continue to conserve water under new regulations that allow urban water agencies to set their
own conservation targets, but to a lesser extent than last summer when stricter rules were in force, according to
state data released Wednesday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


National Public Lands Day: Yosemite's pretty, but it's also a bit trashed.
Want to help clean up?

September 23, 2016, Mary Forgone, LA Times
Happy National Public Lands Day! Saturday marks the day when volunteers are urged to go to a national park or forest
(any that charge entrance fees will be free) and give our public lands some love.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Immigrants applying for citizenship in high numbers may swing the November election
September 23, 2016, Manuel Pastor, LA Times
In the cacophony of the 2016 campaign, you may have missed this startling fact: From March to June, according to the
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, applications by lawful permanent residents to naturalize and become voting-eligible citizens were up 32% over the previous year. In the first quarter of 2016, they were up 28% and in the last half of 2015,
they were up about 14%.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Pressures mount on Wells Fargo in wake of fake-accounts scandal
September 23, 2016, Jim Puzzanghera, LA Times
Pressure mounted on Wells Fargo & Co. Friday following its fake-accounts scandal, as the bank faced new calls to allow affected customers to file lawsuits and for the board of directors to rescind the pay of a key senior executive.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Marriott closes $13-billion purchase of Starwood to become world's largest hotel chain
September 23, 2016, API & LA Times
Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


National park tips: Yes, California has a secret Yellowstone. It's here.
September 23, 2016, Christopher Reynolds, LA Times
Lassen Volcanic National Park, about 50 miles east of Redding, is California’s secret Yellowstone. It gets just one tourist for
every 11 who reach that other Yellowstone. It’s the most geothermally active destination in the state, its slopes and meadows
dotted with boiling creeks, steaming lakes and bubbling mud pots. Bumpass Hell, full of steam-belching scenery, is one of its
most popular hikes.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


United Nations takes on antimicrobial resistance
September 21, 2016, Melissa Healy, LA Times
Meeting under the umbrella of the United Nations General Assembly, international leaders on Wednesday launched new
efforts to stem the rising tide of antimicrobial resistance, which has blunted the effectiveness of existing medications in
treating infectious diseases.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Proposition 53 is a ballot measure Gov. Brown hates, but it's one voters should love
September 19, 2016, George Skelton, LA Times
There’ll be a skunk at the establishment picnic on election day in California. It’s Proposition 53.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Essential Politics: New law will allow a year's worth of birth control pills, police chiefs oppose Prop 63 gun efforts
September 23, 2016, LA Times
This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Police chiefs group decides to oppose California's gun control ballot proposition
September 23, 2016, LA Times
The California Police Chiefs Assn. has decided to oppose Proposition 63, arguing the gun control measure that will be on California's ballot “fails to meet the appropriate balance between public safety and individual gun rights.”
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Recognizes National Hunting and Fishing Day, Celebrates California’s Original Conservationists
September 23, 2016, CA DFW News
National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, Sept. 24. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)
reminds Californians of the plentiful opportunities to enjoy hunting and fishing in the state and commends them for
their commitment to conservation.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery to Close Saturday, Sept. 24
September 23, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces the recreational Pacific halibut fishery will close
Saturday, Sept. 24 at 12:01 a.m. for the remainder of 2016. Based on the latest catch projections, CDFW expects the 2016
quota of 29,640 pounds will be exceeded unless the fishery is closed.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW to Begin Reintroductions of Rare Rescued Trout to McCloud River Tributaries
September 20, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Northern Region Inland Fisheries Program and Heritage and
Wild Trout Program staff will soon reintroduce a small population of rare rescued trout to their native waters in the
McCloud River in Shasta County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Feather River Hatchery Fish Ladder Opened Today
September 20, 2016, CA DFW News
The fish ladder at Feather River Hatchery in Oroville opened today, Monday, Sept. 19, signaling the start of the spawning season on the Feather River. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers opened the gates in the ladder about 8 a.m. They will take more than 3 million spring-run eggs and 12 million fall-run eggs over the next two months in order to produce Chinook salmon for release next spring.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Sea Otter Survey Encouraging, but Comes Up Short of the “Perfect Story”
September 19, 2016, CA DFW News
The southern sea otter, Enhydra lutris nereis, continues its climb toward recovery, according to the annual count released by the U.S. Geological Survey and partners today. For the first time, southern sea otters’ numbers have exceeded the threshold required
by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to consider de-listing the species as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act.
The annual count will need to surpass this threshold for the next two years for USFWS to review the otters’ listed status.
However, localized population declines at the northern and southern ends of the range continue to be a cause for concern
among resource management officials.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Wildfire Awareness Still Necessary as Additional Deer Seasons Open Sept. 24
September 19, 2016, CA DFW News
California’s 2016 deer season continues with the opening of the D3-D5, D8-D10, X8 and X10 Zones on Sept. 24.
Drought and dangerous fire conditions persist in many areas of the state, and the California Department of Fish and
Wildlife (CDFW) urges hunters to be mindful of wildfires and forest closures that could affect the area where they plan to hunt. CDFW does not refund tag fees due to wildfire closures.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >






NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
MONO COUNTY PROPOSED BUDGET >
MONO GRAM: ZIKA ADVISE >
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: 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
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 SEPT 22 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SEPT 15 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 SEPT 23, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER SEPT 16, 2016 >
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 >
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 NACO NEWS NOW FOR SEPT 19, 2016 >
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CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JULY 5, 2016 >
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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
NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION NEEDED >
STUDENT ART & POETRY CONTEST >
ACKERSON MEADOE GIFTED TO YGP >
DAY USE PARKING LOT CLOSES SEPT 5 THRU WINTER >
YGP LAUNCHES 2ND YEAR OF EVERY KID IN PARK PASS >
YGP TO CONDUCT WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS >
NEW CONCESSION CONTRACT BEGINS >
SUMMER 2016 NEWSLETTER >
SPRING 2016 NEWSLETTER >
WINTER 2015 NEWSLETTER >
FALL 2015 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
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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
CROSSING GAURDS NEEDED >
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
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NATIONAL WOUNDED WARRIOR CENTER
CLICK TO VIEW THEIR EASTER SIERRA MUSIC FESTIVAL BENEFIT CONCERT WEBSITE >