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12/27/2011 - DWP, volunteers continue assault on Buckley tules
...According to Bishop resident Dick Noles, who is heading up the volunteer effort, the LADWP has already drained and burned Buckley Ponds 2, 3 and 4 and will be heading out again today to see what kinds of equipment will work to clear away the remaining tules.

11/22/2011 - Supes must OK any county road included in Adventure Trails system
... Third District Supervisor Rick Pucci recommended having AAPL complete applications for a couple roads quickly, which would allow the ... go at the process as soon as possible. However, before AAPL can begin the application process, it must hold community meetings to give ...

10/27/2011 Adventure Trails focus shifts to public outreach
... Nov. 9 meeting in Independence, where representatives from AAPL, the Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol, BLM, local civic ... and how it will all tie together. From there, Noles said AAPL will begin a series of community meetings, starting in Independence, to ...

10/11/2011 Governor approves dual use roads pilot
 ... and visitors here.” With the governor’s approval, AAPL, will begin a series of public meetings with local residents to determine ... traffic. Beginning with the community of Independence, AAPL will gather input from local residents before designing a map for the ...

09/18/2011 Adventure Trails bill on governor’s desk
... Trails System. According Dick Noles, a founder of AAPL who helped form the legislation, the Adventure Trails System will be built ...

07/27/2011 Opposition to Trails bill comes from SoCal
... residents is hoping to “bury” the Eastern Sierra Adventure Trails legislation as it winds through various state Senate committees on its ... support. Advocates of the legislation say that the Adventure Trails System would be a boost to the Inyo County economy by helping ...

07/06/2011 Adventure Trails System bill gaining momentum
... riders.jpg A proposed Adventure Trails System for Inyo County has passed the Senate Natural Resources Committee ...

06/21/2011 Supervisors: new administrator, fishing, and the FAA
On the agenda – the Board may send a letter of support for Dick Noles idea to change the regulation for Lower Rush Creek to a two fish bag limit for catch-and-keep [...]

06/06/2011 Trails system moving along
... As AB 628 makes its way through the state bureaucracy, AAPL continues to meet with community members to develop maps that show what ... will be included in the Adventure Trails System. “AAPL will not be the ones to decide what roads are available,” Noles said. ...

04/18/2011 Council honors Bishop treasure, hears from AAPL
... Connie Conway has drafted assembly Bill 628, and AAPL representatives were asking the council’s support of the bill at some ...

04/15/2011 Inyo Sheriff supports ATV trail pilot project
Inyo Sheriff Bill Lutze called the new combined-use ATV trail plan in Inyo County “a wonderful project.” Sheriff Lutze said the All Terrain Vehicles are already out there now and the new pilot project would create designated areas with rules. Dick Noles and Randy Gillespie have worked on this plan which includes special state legislation [...]

04/08/2011 Off-highway vehicle trail plan moves along Off-highway vehicle trail plan moves along
A way to link existing desert roads in Inyo County to trails, trailheads, and campgrounds – that project now unfolds in all Inyo towns and in Sacramento. Dick Noles and Randy Gillespie of Bishop spear-headed the linkage of trail systems for off-highway motor vehicles. They took the idea to every Inyo town several times and [...]

11/01/2010 Dual-access plan hits road block
... are more than three miles from the city. President of AAPL Dick Noles said that a recent proposition to extend the limit for dual ... down by the governor last month. But Noles said he and AAPL are not deterred, and will continue working with local communities to ...