QUINCY, Calif. September 1, 2016 – Open houses have been scheduled to share information about the Moonlight Fire Area Restoration Project being proposed by the Mt. Hough Ranger District of the Plumas National Forest.

According to Micki Smith, District Ranger, the district is proposing various activities to continue restoring the area affected by the 2007 Moonlight Fire including reducing post-fire effects to vegetation, watersheds, and recreation; and to enhance forest resiliency to future fires, droughts, insect and disease infestations and climate change.

Scheduled open houses include:

Taylorsville      Tuesday, September 13           Taylorsville Grange Hall         5-7pm

Quincy            Thursday, September 15         Serpilio Hall/County Fairgrounds       4-7pm

A detailed description of the project background, location, purpose and need, and proposed action is available online at:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/projects/plumas/landmanagement/projects. The information is also available for review at the Mt. Hough Ranger District, 39696 Highway 70, Quincy, CA 95971.

If you have questions, would like to request a hard copy of the detailed proposed action, or need additional information about this proposal or the comment procedures, please contact Christine Handler, Project Leader at 559-920-2188; email: cahandler@fs.fed.us.