By Andi Bourne

Celebrating Public Lands


Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl try their hand at a cross cut saw as part of the National Public Lands Celebration at Monture Guard Station, Sept. 24. The event was hosted by the Seeley Lake Ranger District.

SEELEY LAKE – Monture Guard Station was buzzing with activity in celebration of National Public Lands Day Saturday, Sept. 24. The Seeley Lake Ranger District (SLRD) had activities for children and provided information for adults about all the different disciplines on the district.

The district fire crew along with Woodsy Owl and Smokey Bear talked with attendees about fire prevention and had a game for children to practice their aim with the fire hose.

The wilderness and trail crews demonstrated how to use a cross cut saw and hitch up the pack mules. Weeds, soil, recreation and wildlife...

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