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Decision made to implement Liberty Fire Salvage Project


August 16, 2018

SEELEY LAKE - The Lolo National Forest has approved harvest of approximately 250 acres of the Liberty Fire that burned approximately 28,694 acres last summer. Of this, about 9,452 acres burned on National Forest System land on the Seeley Lake Ranger District.

 “My decision allows salvage of approximately 2.5 million board feet of burned timber and planting of seedlings on 6,600 acres where the existing seed source is limited due to tree mortality,” said Tim Garcia, Forest Supervisor for the LNF.

The LNF expects to advertise one timber sale to implement the Liberty Fire Salvage project...

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