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Snowmobiling Prohibited

  Special Notice The Yakama Nation has closed their Mt. Adams Recreation Area to the public for the entire summer season because they are reconstructing their road and will have no other personnel in the area. Snowmobiling Prohibited Snowmobiling is … Continue reading

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Winter 2019 Newsletter

Winter 2019 Newsletter (View/download full PDF). 

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  Winter 2018 Newsletter (click image to view/download full PDF) The Winter 2018 newsletter features a review of Ever Wild by Darryl Lloyd. He writes about the human uses of the Mount Adams, its native plants, and the science of this … Continue reading

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Presentation: Rare Carnivores of Mt Adams

Nearly 100 people packed the library meeting room at the White Salmon Library to watch a presentation on the carnivores of Mt Adams. Presenters were two biologists with expertise in the region. Jocelyn Akins, PhD., of the Cascade Carnivore Project presented on the Cascade red fox and and Jeff Lewis, PhD. from Olympia spoke about the reintroduction of the fisher in southern Washington.

FOMA board member Laurie Wilhite welcomes attendees


A packed house for the presentation

Jocelyn Akins (FOMA board member)

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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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