Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

Lindy Ridge prescribed burn scheduled for Swan


August 29, 2019

SWAN LAKE - The Swan Lake Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest is planning to conduct a prescribed fire in and adjacent to the Mission Mountains Wilderness west of Lindbergh Lake along Lindy Ridge when weather, fuel conditions and air quality become favorable. Smoke will be visible in the Swan Valley along the Highway 83 corridor as far south as Seeley Lake and as far north as Swan Lake.

The objective of the prescribed fire is to treat 1,104 acres in and adjacent to the Mission Mountains Wilderness to reduce crown fire potential, decrease flame lengths and decrease spotting dist...

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