While promoting the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of Lookouts,
the Central Sierra Fire Lookouts are a group of Volunteers working with
the USFS, Sierra National Forest, Bass Lake Lake Randger District
to help staff lookouts, train volunteers & maintain the forest fire lookout sites & grounds.
The primary activitie is the volunteer staffing and maintenance of the
Miami Mt. Fire Lookout / Joe Knowles Memorial Tower and grounds.
U.S.F.S. Volunteer paperwork must be filled out and signed off every year
before volunteering time at any of the lookouts.
Click here for more information about Volunteering at Miami Lookout.
The 2012 Miami Mountain Lookout Personnel
Sierra National Forest - Volunteer Group of the Year Award
receive recognition from Congress and President Oboma
(click on photo thumbnails below to see larger images)
- Experienced Lookout Volunteers may also be asked to help:
Train new Lookout Volunteers and staff other nearby Lookouts as needed.
Our Ongoing & Long Term Projects:
- General repair and maintenance of Maimi Lookout & grounds. -
- Replacement / repair and maintenance of: The Miami Mountian Lookout Webcams -
(other than working at lookout locations)
Include but not limited to
- FUND RAISING -
- Creation and updateing training materials and manuals for the Lookouts -
- Helping at the Smokey Bear Run/Walk at Bass Lake, CA -
- Helping staff USFS booth at local fairs and other events. -