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Prescribed burns planned on Seeley Lake Ranger District


August 29, 2019

USDA, Forest Service

Prescribed burn at Colt Summit in the fall 2018.

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Ranger District is planning to conduct prescribed burning and pile burning this fall to help restore habitat and better protect nearby communities from future wildfires by reducing hazardous fuels. Frequent, low-intensity fire is essential to restore National Forest lands for the communities who depend on them. Prescribed fires improve habitat conditions for wildlife by promoting nutrient recycling of fire-adapted vegetation and growth of new forage for wildlife browse. Additionally, prescribed fires help to reduce crown fire potential and eliminate dead and di...

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