Comments Sought on Sage-Grouse Habitat Enhancement Project
The Inyo National Forest is seeking comments for a sage-grouse habitat enhancement project. The forest is proposing to implement sage-grouse habitat enhancement at various locations in Long Valley.
In the absence of a natural fire regime, Jeffrey pine trees are gradually moving into historically pure stands of sagebrush. Sage-grouse tend to avoid areas with overhead cover; likely because trees provide perches for predators such as hawks that feed on grouse.
The Long Valley Caldera is a massive, depressed area with Mammoth Lakes to the West, Crowley Lake to the Southeast and the Glass Mountains to the North. Home to the Hot Creek Geological Site.
For more information regarding this project or if you wish to comment on this proposal, please call Richard Perloff , 760-924-5508 or contact him via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments on this proposal would be most useful if received by April 30, 2015.