Prescribed Burning Done to Reduce Vegetation

Springville, CA – Over the past few weeks, Forest fire personnel on the Western Divide Ranger District in the Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest have accomplished over a thousand acres of prescribed burning. “This activity, along with hazard tree removal, will help reduce the threat of high-severity wildfire to our local communities,” stated … Read morePrescribed Burning Done to Reduce Vegetation

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 12/1/18 – 12/6/18

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 12/1/18, Deputies arrested William Smith (29) at the intersection of … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 12/1/18 – 12/6/18

Fire Restrictions End on the Sequoia National Forest

Porterville, CA – In response to decreasing fire danger, the Sequoia National Forest announced an end to fire restrictions starting Nov. 30, 2018. This includes Sequoia National forestlands located in Fresno, Tulare and Kern counties. Campfires and charcoal barbecues are now allowed within the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument unless posted.  Also allowed … Read moreFire Restrictions End on the Sequoia National Forest

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 11/24/18 – 11/30/18

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 11/24/18, Deputies arrested Jennifer Born (34) in the 2700 block … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 11/24/18 – 11/30/18

Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project Situation Report – December 2018

Sacramento, CA – Isabella Lake Dam (consisting of a Main Dam, Auxiliary Dam and service spillway) is located about 40 miles northeast of Bakersfield in Kern County, California, and became fully operational in 1953. The Main Dam is located near the confluence of the north and south forks of the Kern River and the Auxiliary … Read moreIsabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project Situation Report – December 2018

Attorney General Becerra and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Issue Legal Advisory on Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Sacramento, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today jointly released a legal advisory regarding the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and California’s protections for migratory birds. The advisory affirms that despite any reinterpretation of the MBTA by the federal government, California law continues to provide robust protections … Read moreAttorney General Becerra and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Issue Legal Advisory on Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 11/17/18 – 11/23/18

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 11/17/18, Deputies arrested Carl Tumey (30) at the intersection of … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 11/17/18 – 11/23/18

Forest Begins Prescribed Burning Above Springville

Springville, CA – The Western Divide Ranger District of the Sequoia National Forest is preparing to implement several prescribed burns on Federal lands as early as tomorrow. The prescribed burns are an important part of our overall forest restoration strategy and will include both pile burning and broadcast burning. There are many benefits associated with … Read moreForest Begins Prescribed Burning Above Springville

Wildfires Continue to Smolder in Forest

Sequoia National Forest, CA – Three wildfires, ignited by lightning in early October, continue to smolder in the Western Divide Ranger District, Sequoia National Forest. Observed during an aerial reconnaissance Sunday were burning snags and stumps well within the fire perimeters. “It appears precipitation received in recent storms wasn’t enough to extinguish the fires, however … Read moreWildfires Continue to Smolder in Forest

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