Vital infrastructure for emergency communications, phone service and radio broadcasts will be better protected from wildfire after a dozen volunteers with Team Rubicon finish thinning dense stands of dog-hair trees on the summit of McClure Mountain next week.
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Cantwell backs aggressive fuel-reduction efforts to contain fires
Longer and more intense wildfire seasons of recent years will only become more extreme as a result of climate change, and that has fueled efforts by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, to increase fuels reduction projects in forests to prevent large-scale forest fires.
Cantwell was joined by four climate and forestry…
Forest fuels clearing project beginning at Loup Loup Ski Bowl
Loup Loup Ski Bowl is beginning an ambitious project to clear out the dense tangle of downed trees, brush and other understory material that clutters the forested areas between the resort’s ski runs.
Loup Loup General Manager C.P. Grosenick said work will begin …
Proposal would reduce hazardous fuels on USFS lands near Mazama
By Ann McCreary
The Methow Valley Ranger District is seeking input on a proposal to conduct hazardous fuels reduction on national forest lands around Mazama. Interested individuals are encouraged to participate in project planning by …