RX Burn planned for Crater Lake NP

RX Burn planned for Crater Lake NP

CRATER LAKE, Ore. - Crater Lake National Park Fire Management staff are preparing to implement portions of the West Highway 62 prescribed fire project.

The unit is located along both sides of West Highway 62.  Approximately 44 acres containing roughly 2200 piles are in the areas scheduled to be burned this fall.  These piles are from the construction of fuel breaks along Highway 62.

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This autumn may see more controlled burns in Oregon

This autumn may see more controlled burns in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — Cool, rainy weather across much of the state has allowed the first controlled burns to be lit in parts of Oregon. New rules governing smoke may allow more of these burns than in the past. Oregon Department of Forestry officials believe increasing the amount of burning will help landowners reduce the public safety risk from the buildup of fuels in forests, and improve forest health.

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Modoc NF - Fire restrictions lifted, prescribed burning to begin

Modoc NF - Fire restrictions lifted, prescribed burning to begin

ALTURAS, Calif.— The arrival of fall weather means campfires will once again be permitted on the Modoc National Forest beginning Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, when forest officials will lift the forest order implementing fire-safety restrictions. Wetter weather also means prescribed burning operations will begin soon.

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Fall Prescribed Fire Season starting in South Central Oregon

Fall Prescribed Fire Season starting in South Central Oregon

Lakeview, Ore. – Planned fall prescribed fire operations will start as soon as conditions allow for smoke management and desired prescription outcomes. Fire managers on the Fremont-Winema National Forest, Lakeview District Bureau of land Management (BLM) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex are looking for opportunities to apply prescribed fire to the landscape.

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Upcoming prescribed fire activity on the Fremont-Winema National Forest

Upcoming prescribed fire activity on the Fremont-Winema National Forest

Due to recent wet weather, firefighters are able to resume prescribed fire operations on the Fremont-Winema National Forest as conditions allow. 

On the Lakeview Ranger District, work on the West Drews prescribed fire will be continuing starting Saturday, June 8.  Located near Forest Road 3940 and Secret Valley, the goal is to treat up to 600 acres. 

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Fremont-Winema NF to conduct RX burns this weekend

Fremont-Winema NF to conduct RX burns this weekend

The Fremont-Winema National Forest in coordination with the South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership (SCOFMP) will be conducting prescribed fire operations starting Friday May 3, 2019 as conditions allow in the Klamath Ranger District and Lakeview Ranger Districts.

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