Forest Service "Hazardous Fuels Reduction" Activities Extend to North and South Shores of Upper Echo Lake

The U.S. Forest Service's Upper Echo Lake Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project commenced on September 30, 2013, while the agency was still in the midst of negotiations with the Echo Lakes Association and individual homeowners regarding proposed tree and brush removal on parcels surround the Lake.
The picture above shows slash piles on the north shore of Upper Echo Lake.  The Forest Service is actively removing trees and brush in low density, low risk-risk circumstances.
The picture above shows Forest Service contractors and indiscriminate brush and tree removal on the south shore of Upper Echo Lake.

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