Bird Creek Meadow Update
We have learned that the Yakama Nation hopes to open Bird Creek Meadows in mid-August this year. This plan is contingent on finishing a number of projects. Please check back here for further updates.
Ever Wild by Darryl Lloyd, Co-Founder, Friends of Mt Adams
FOMA co-founder Darryl Lloyd wrote the definitive book on Mt Adams. FOMA has purchased some of these books to distribute to libraries and schools. If you would like to sponsor your library or school receiving a copy, please contact us. FOMA is not selling Ever Wild. If you wish to purchase copies, please contact your local bookstore.
Friends of Mt. Adams has an ongoing project to make grants for scientific research being carried out on Mt. Adams with a focus on students at university. We are in the process of seeking out new recipients. The following grants have been made so far:
Cascade Carnivore Proj. May 2020 $5,520
Katie Swensen Sept. 2017 $500
Mitchell Parsons June 2017 $500
Zbigniew Grabowski April 2017 $500
If you are interested in applying, please contact is at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Because of the 2015 Cougar Creek Burn on Mt. Adams, cattle trespass probably won’t be a problem for at least a couple of years. Most of the forage area burned and will have to recover before grazing permits are issued by the … Continue reading
I greatly enjoyed the hike with you all yesterday! Except for some biting flies at Horseshoe Meadow and a little heat in the late p.m., it was a delight! I think we went about 9.5 mi., incl. diversion to Graveyard … Continue reading
We were one person short of a full group due to a cancellation yesterday that didn’t get filled. We met and were off at about 8:45 and hit the trial at 9:30. Perfect weather but lots of biting flies, worse … Continue reading
We had a great hike! My group of 8 were all strong hikers and we did the 12.5 miles (about half off-trail) in 8 1/2 hours. Elevation gain was about 2,800 feet. Plenty of stops for natural history interpretation, etc. … Continue reading
Letter sent on July 30, 2014, by Jurgen Hess, FOMA’s Conservation Chair: To: Mt. Adams Ranger DistrictAttn: District Ranger Mose’ Jones-Yellin Dear Mose’, I did a review of the Mt. Adams Grazing Allotment fence on July 29, 2014. My findings … Continue reading
Trespass cattle grazing, which seriously impacts mountain meadows, riparian areas, and streams, were issues through the 2010 and 2011 grazing seasons. Regularly, before and during the seasons, FOMA volunteers monitored cattle grazing to protect the meadows. Photos and map are … Continue reading
Gifford Pinchot Task Force 917 SW Oak St., Suite 407 Portland, OR 97205 Friends of Mount Adams PO Box 2108 White Salmon, WA 98672 January 4, 2013 Via Email toNancy Ryke, District RangerMount Adams Ranger DistrictGifford Pinchot National Forest2455 HWY … Continue reading
Illegal snowmobiling in the Mount Adams Wilderness and Yakama Nation lands remains an ongoing problem. Photos are posted on our Galley page. In November 2008, FOMA prepared a Yakama Nation brochure showing areas closed to snowmobiling (pamphlet and map). We … Continue reading
The Mount Adams in a Warming Climate Conference held at Trout Lake School was a success. You can read about it here.
The Friends of Mount Adams press release is out. Click this post.