Summary of FS/YN grazing/drift fence meeting in Trout Lake on Oct. 28, 2014

The meeting was held in Mose’s office at the Trout Lake Ranger Station on Oct. 28, 2014. Present were Mose Jones-Yellin (Mt. Adams District Ranger), Mitch Wainwright (Range Manager for GPNF and Wildlife Biologist for Mt. Adams R.D. and Mt. … Continue reading

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Board approves new Collaboration with Cascade Carnivore Project

At it’s Fall planning meeting, the Board of Directors approved a new project to collaborate with the Cascade Carnivore Project (CCP) to produce educational materials with the results of the scientific surveys that CCP is doing on Mt. Adams and other nearby … Continue reading

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Hike 2 – Hellroaring Viewpoint

Final count for the hike was 10 enthusiastic hikers.   We fought the same dusty, booby-trapped road all the rest of you did and arrived at the trail head at 9:15.  The temperature for the entire hike was perfect and there were zero mosquitoes!  The … Continue reading

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Hike 1 – Hellroaring Viewpoint

Depart BCM park lot at 10:10am, Hellroaring VP at 12:25, return BCM park lot 2:27pm.   Ten attendees (as planned) plus Jurgen and Ray as trip leaders for 12 total. Everyone was on time and enthusiastic. Several people documented the … Continue reading

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Hike 4 – Stagman Ridge to Horseshoe Meadow

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

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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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