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By Andi Bourne

Big Larch vegetation treatment complete


November 8, 2018

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

The decks of logs will be sold this month and the slash piles will be burned in the spring and next fall.

SEELEY LAKE – After being closed for the summer, the Big Larch Campground vegetation treatment is complete and the log decks are in the process of being sold. Around 90 log truck loads of Douglas-fir, many of which were 20 inches in diameter or larger, were removed as well as incidental amounts of subalpine fir and spruce in the nearly 40 acres that were treated.

The Seeley Lake Ranger District has been cutting down between 80 and 100 hazardous trees in Big Larch Campground for the last three years. This past year extensive Douglas- fir blowdown occurred within the campground where root...

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