Fall prescribed fire projects to start on the Flathead
September 5, 2019
SWAN VALLEY - The Flathead National Forest is planning to conduct fall prescribed fire projects, when weather, fuel conditions and air quality become favorable. Smoke will be visible from various places in the Flathead Valley depending on the location of the burn units and weather conditions.
Each project follows a Prescribed Fire Burn Plan. The prescribed fire projects are located and designed to be controlled to reduce the potential for adverse effects or to escape as a wildland fire. These projects will follow Montana air quality standards and be coordinated with Montana State Departmen...