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  • Smoke Elser to speak at Big Larch

    Heather Martens, Fire Prevention Tech, Seeley Lake Ranger District|Jul 8, 2021

    SEELEY LAKE - On Thursday, July 15 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. the US Forest Service, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host guest speaker Smoke Elser at the Big Larch Campground amphitheater in Seeley Lake. Elser spent over 50 years as a wilderness outfitter in the Bob Marshall Wilderness and as an instructor in packing, horsemanship and minimum impact camping. US Forest Service employees will join him as they discuss the history of p...

  • Summer fire season wrap-up, fall fire prevention reminders

    Heather Martens, Fire Prevention Technician, Seeley Lake Ranger District|Oct 1, 2020

    Members of the Missoula County Fire Protection Agency (MCFPA) would like to thank you for your continued support as we move into our fall season. Fire suppression activities kept crews busy both locally and nationally throughout the summer. Fire Danger remained at Very High levels throughout the summer to the end of August. Fire Danger was High throughout the month of September. Some of our local area received beneficial rainfall during the month, other areas received less moisture therefore...