Miami Mountain Fire Lookout
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Volunteer Staffing Calendar
and Training Information
Miami Lookout phone: 559-683-4846
To Post Photos on Our Facebook Pages: 
Please send photos you take of local fires or
of any of the Bass Lake Ranger Dist. Fire Lookouts,
along with description, date & photo credit to:
miami.mtlo@gmail.com
Photos may be posted on both the
Maimi and the Central Sierra Fire Lookout Group pages.
Opening and closing dates for all the Bass Lake Ranger District Lookouts depend on weather and road conditions.

April 28th - USFS Sierra Natl. Forest Volunteers Awards in Clovis, CA. - 5:30 - 8:00 PM

Unless approved by Franny Adams or Barbara Thormann in advance EVERYONE 
(new and returning Volunteers) must fill out new USFS Volunteer paperwork and have it approved EVERY YEAR
before driving, being driven to, working or training at Miami Lookout.

* The access code for this page will be changed within a day or two after the annual sign up meeting.* Unless approved otherwise by Franny or Barbara the new code will only be given to those with approved/signed off paperwork. The next sign up meeting will be held in the North Fork Station Conference Room on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 10am
This Miami LO Training Information and Staffing Calendar page was last updated on March 4, 2020

Miami Lookout Training Information
New People:
 It is your responsibility to contact a Trainer to schedual your training, 
but at their descretion Trainers may also contact you.
Training usually takes one or two days or until you and your Trainer feel comfortable with you staffing on your own.
Please remember that all of our Trainers are also Volunteers, with other personal and/or work obligations as well.

To schedual your training, check the contact list below for avaiable Trainers.
Then check the calendar to see what days the Trainers are staffing the tower
and make arragmants directly with a Trainer to meet you on the day or days for training,
(Meeting place will be someplace before the locked gate on the road to the lookout.)

Trainers and New People:
Trainers must be cleared by Barbara THORMAN or Don COHN before being listed below.
The gate lock / lookout compinations are not to be given out until the New Person compleates their training.
At the same time the Trainer also contacts Alice Ketman to let her know the New Person is ready to staff on their own.
And the Newly Trained Person can then schedual days to staff the tower per the instructions above the calender.
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To have your name and contact information changed or removed from the list below please email:
miami.mtlo@gmail.com

The  information for the new people will automaticly be removed when the lookout closes at the end of every season. 
New People - 2020
Completed training
 
Trainers
**  Temporarily unavailable **
 
 
** Barbara THORMANN: 559-877-4103** 
    bt045@cvip.net
 
Don COHN: 559-692-2491 or 559-676-0100
    noeclym@sti.net
 
 
 
 
 
 

Scheduling Days To Staff Miami LO
Target day to start staffing Miami LO each season is usually the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.
 
- Days are available on a first come first served basis. -
- Please leave some days open for new people, as they finish training. -

Trained people can request days to staff the tower by sending a email to Alice Ketman: miami.mtlo@gmail.com
Please add this addresses to you email/address book as Alice will also be sending out and forwarding emails for Barbara and Franny.
Alice's phone number avaiable on request.
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