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News & Media

Stay up to date with the latest news about our projects and other efforts happening in the Eastern Sierra.

Fall 2023 Newsletter

Read about the intense summer season 2023 accomplishments and Whitebark's constant growth with new programs, board members and new leadership coming soon!  

Spring 2023 Newsletter

Learn about an improved Whitebark Institute 2.0, new funding awards, pending proposals, NEPA progress, summer events and implementation schedule changes due to a wild winter!    

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ESCCRP Public Scoping 

November 2 & 3, 2022

The Inyo National Forest, the lead agency for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance, began the public scoping process to gather input regarding the NEPA analysis for the ESCCRP. Both virtual and in-person events were held to educate the public on the Proposed Action.

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Esta dona es anti-incendios!

El Sol de la Sierra, October 27, 2022

Friends of the Inyo está ayudando al Instituto Whitebark de Ciencias AmbientalesDisciplinarias (en inglés, Whitebark Institute of Interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences) y al Servicio Nacional Forestal de EE.UU. o USFS por sus siglas en ingés) a divulgar información en español sobre un proyecto para prevenir los incendios forestales en el área de Mammoth Lakes y sus alrededores.


Mammoth Lakes "Donut" Project to benefit eastern Sierra 

Sierra Nevada Conservancy, October 19, 2022

Landscape-scale project with local, state, and federal stakeholders

Backed by funding from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC), the two-year pre-planning phase for the project wraps up this fall. Spanning 56,000 acres of Inyo National Forest across six different watersheds, it is a project that included input from a wide range of partners, including federal, state, and local agencies, as well as local and regional businesses and nonprofits...

Fall 2022 Newsletter

We are excited to issue our first 
bi-annual ESCCRP Stakeholder Newsletter and share our project progress, challenges  and successes.

Thank you for your continued support and commitment to the Eastern Sierra!

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Como defender y fortalecer su vivienda contra los incendios forestales

El Sol de la Sierra, September 8, 2022

El 8 de julio a media tarde, mi barrio en West Bishop estaba ardiendo.
Desde el centro de la ciudad, donde está mi oficina, veía la densa humareda que los vientos fuertes soplaban hacia el norte. Me pude acercar nada más hasta el cruce de West Line Street y Reata Road, desde donde estaba cortado el acceso a mi calle, Watterson Road, ubicada a media milla hacia el sureste. Sólo permitían el paso a vehículos de rescate...

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