Join the Methow Conservancy’s second annual Seed Mob and help plant burned areas in the Methow Valley on Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Volunteers will spread native seeds onto some of the areas impacted by fire lines and powerline repairs from this summer’s fires up Twisp River Road. The fires in the Methow Valley […]
Twisp River Road
Speaking from fire camp just north of Twisp Monday morning (Aug. 24), Operations Branch Director Mike Tombolato predicted operations on the Twisp River Fire would be “in mop-up mode by mid-week.”
Strike teams managed by the Rocky Mountain Type 1 Incident Management Team are bulldozing lines …
Crews working to control the Twisp River Road Fire made good use of water and retardant drops to cool the active northwest flank of the fire near Thompson Ridge on Saturday (Aug. 22), until heavy smoke in the afternoon made it unsafe to fly.
Twisp River Road has been closed near Poplar Flat Campground because water cutting across the road has created unsafe conditions, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday (May 9). “Storms last summer damaged some of the forest roads,” said Michael Liu, Methow Valley District Ranger in a press release. “We were able to get some temporary […]