Hike 3 – Lake 5387

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

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Hike 5 – Glacier Meadow and Lake

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

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Bird Creek Meadows at high risk for cattle trespass–again!

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

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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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