The San Bernardino National Forest is announcing a temporary closure of National Forest System Roads. This closure is effective from March 18, 2023, at TIME, through June 30, 2023. San Bernardino National Forest explain the the Factors that led to this decision. Significant winter storms in February and March 2023 have resulted in extreme snowfall on the higher elevation … [Read more...] about San Bernardino National Forest Closing Forest System Roads to Motor Vehicles Through 6/30/2023
San Bernardino National Forest
Unincorporated County Residents Snow Removal Costs Could Qualify for Reimbursement.
Big Bear Valley - Big Bear News - If you live in the unincorporated mountain areas of San Bernardino County you can apply for reimbursement of your costs to clear snow from your property with the amount as high as $500.00. Get more information and apply for the reimbursement on the county’s website at Snow Removal Reimbursement Program. … [Read more...] about Unincorporated County Residents Snow Removal Costs Could Qualify for Reimbursement.
SBNF Cancels Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Today, But Test Burn Smoke is Visible
Big Bear News - Big Bear Lake, CA -UPDATE: 11:35AM - According to Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Specialist for the US Forest Service, today's prescribed burn will not move forward today after an unsuccessful test burn. Smoke is visible in the forested area of the test burn located just southeast of Knickerbocker Road. ORIGINAL STORY: According to fire officials with San … [Read more...] about SBNF Cancels Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Today, But Test Burn Smoke is Visible
Danelle Harrison named Forest Supervisor for San Bernardino National Forest
Big Bear News - Big Bear, CA - Danelle D. Harrison has been tapped to lead the San Bernardino National Forest as its new Forest Supervisor. She reported for duty yesterday morning, replacing Tom Hall, who temporarily led the Forest over the last four months and returns to his position in Washington D.C. as a legislative affairs specialist. As Forest Supervisor for the San … [Read more...] about Danelle Harrison named Forest Supervisor for San Bernardino National Forest
Fire Lookout Program
Big Bear News - Big Bear, CA - Majestic views, solitude, and quiet, heroic vigilance— fire lookouts of the San Bernardino National Forest capture a romantic part of California’s past. The Southern California Mountains Foundation proudly oversees its preservation. Today, there are seven fire lookout towers in the San Bernardino National Forest manned by dedicated Southern … [Read more...] about Fire Lookout Program