Malheur National Forest


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Malheur National Forest

Address:431 Patterson Bridge Rd
John Day, OR 97845

Phone:541-575-3000
Fax:541-575-3001
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/malheur
Size: 1,700,000 acres.
Location:In the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon. Accessible by US 26 and 395. Nearby cities/towns include Burns and John Day.
Facilities:22 campgrounds, group camps, equestrian camps, hiking trails, snowmobile trails (502 trails), picnic sites, boat launches.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, hiking, horseback riding, rock hounding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:68,700-acre Strawberry Mountain Wilderness Area, Cedar Grove Botanical Area, Vinegar Hill-Indian Rock Scenic Area, 50-acre Lake Magone, and stretches of federally designated Wild and Scenic River on the Malheur and North Fork.

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A comparison of accuracy and cost of LiDAR versus stand exam data for landscape management on the Malheur National Forest.
So few logs were coming off the nearby Malheur National Forest, the mill's owners decided it was time to shut down.
Headwaters of the John Day: Central Oregon Partners: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation In Oregon, 13,073 acres of timberland adjacent to the Malheur National Forest will preserve over 35 miles of critical habitat for Chinook salmon and other species and help maintain an important wildlife corridor.
A close look at the final deal in Northeastern Oregon reveals that Oregon Wild and other conservation groups fought hard to appeal two large timber sales on the Malheur National Forest.
Found in the Malheur National Forest, in eastern Oregon, that fungus covers 890 hectares (2,200 acres) - making it the largest living organism ever discovered.
Upcoming projects in the West include five-day surveys and excavations of mining sites and prehistoric hunting camps in the Malheur National Forest in eastern Oregon.
But over 2400 years the Armillaria Ostoyae's deadly black shoestring strands have been weaving between tree roots beneath the soil of the Malheur National Forest in eastern Oregon.
In an infamous 1992 memo from Oregon's Malheur National Forest, a Forest Service manager wrote that her supervisors insisted that "virtually every sale should include 'salvage' in the name .
In an order issued June 15th, Oregon Federal District Court Judge Ancer Haggerty determined that environmental groups failed to show "that all grazing must cease" on allotments in the Malheur National Forest.
Award: Malheur national forest copier maintenance services
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists recently released 13 rare Rare Rocky Mountain goats in the Strawberry Mountain range of the Malheur National Forest, near John Day.