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Mt Adams Cattle Fence Report — The Fence Is In

I took the low route last weekend backpacking up road 150 and the Snipes Trail. The heat was kind of brutal but the payoff was gorgeous camping in the meadows. Fence examination was Aug 1, walk up the trail to … Continue reading

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Cascade Carnivore Project Needs Citizen Scientist Volunteers

If you are interested in what predators inhabit the Mount Adams Wilderness, check out the Cascades Carnivore Project. The Project is looking for citizen scientist volunteers to hike Mount Adams trails this summer to collect montane red fox, wolverine, coyote, … Continue reading

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iMUSH Letter

Letter to Gifford Pinchot Forest Supervisor regarding the iMUSH (Imaging Magma Under Mount St. Helens) Draft Environmental Assessment. Download iMUSH_letter (PDF)

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Non-proft Status Approved

FOMA’s application to the IRS for non-profit 501 (c)(3) status finally has been approved!   Gifts and donations to FOMA are now fully tax-deductible. For more details about donations, see the paragraph in this website on the About Us page.

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FOMA’s third conference

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Annual Hiking Day

August 10 was FOMA’s annual hiking day with 3 hikes on Mt. Adams sponsored and lead by our board members and volunteers. The weather was perfect with sunny skies. The hikes were primarily on Yakama Nation land. Including hike leaders, … Continue reading

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IRS Non-profit Status

FOMA applied for non-profit 501 (c)(3) status with the IRS. We have a tentative approval from the IRS and will advise people as soon as things are firmed up. Gifts and donations to FOMA will be tax deductible upon getting … Continue reading

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Trespass Grazing

The 2012 grazing season was cut short by the Cascade Creek Fire. Inspections by FOMA in August 2013 has found the fence in the Gotchen meadows area is up and in relatively good condition. However, trespass cattle were observed on … Continue reading

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Cascade Creek Fire Salvage

 The Cascade Creek Fire burned 20,300 acres September/October 2012 on Gifford Pinchot National Forest lands. The Forest Service for the most part let the fire burn in the Mt. Adams Wilderness but aggressively fought the fire outside of Wilderness. The … Continue reading

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The Road to Bird Creek Meadows is now open!

Steve Andringa, Manager of the Yakama Nation’s Mt. Adams Recreation Area, just informed us that the road to the Bird Creek Meadows Trailhead is now open (July 8, 2013), including the campgrounds at Mirror Lake, Bird Lake, and Bench Lake.The road … Continue reading

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