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By Andi Bourne

Liberty Fire Repair Work Nearly Complete - Monitoring Underway


March 29, 2018

Steve Kloetzel, TNC

A repaired dozer line on the east of Gold Creek Peak on the Liberty Fire.

SEELEY LAKE – The repair efforts on the Liberty Fire are nearly complete with only a few roads still needing work in the Gold Creek area. The Nature Conservancy Resource Advisor for the Liberty Fire Steve Kloetzel said the number one goal for TNC was collaboration with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and other agencies to get the work done to stabilize the area following the suppression actions. He has been happy to see carnivore use in the burn area has not changed since last summer.

The Liberty Fire was a lightning caused fire first detected on July 15, 2017. It burned more...

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