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Smoke expected this week from large prescribed fire project on the Amador Ranger District

PLACERVILLE, Calif. April 4, 2018 – The Eldorado National Forest will begin implementing the Power Fire Fuels Maintenance project on April 4. Units 4 and 6, approximately 1,350 acres, will be prescribed burned this week ahead of the incoming storm. These units are south of Highway 88 between Bear River Reservoir and the Mokelumne River […]

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Seasonal dirt road closure extended to April 15 on the Eldorado National Forest

PLACERVILLE, Calif. March 28, 2018 – Based on recent precipitation, the annual closure of native surface roads, also known as dirt roads, in the Eldorado National Forest has been extended to April 15. Rainfall, soil moisture, road and trail conditions, and weather forecasts are factors that trigger extending the seasonal closure beyond March 31. “My […]

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Fire Restrictions in Effect in the Eldorado National Forest

PLACERVILLE, Calif. August 16, 2017 – Fire restrictions go into effect in the Eldorado National Forest August 18, announced Forest Supervisor Laurence Crabtree. Wood and charcoal fires will be restricted to designated recreation sites and other fire related activities will be prohibited until the end of fire season. Gas or propane fires are allowed with […]

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Eldorado National Forest Officials Recommend Visitors Stay Home and Stay Safe

PLACERVILLE, CA January 7, 2017 – Forest officials are recommending visitors Stay Home and Stay Safe. With the incoming storm, forest conditions are expected to be hazardous all over the forest. The National Weather Service is predicting 10 to 15 inches of precipitation in the mountains this weekend with additional storms following. As this is […]

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