Tumbledown Post-Fire BAER (Burned Area Emergency Response)

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The Tumbledown Fire has been identified as requiring a BAER assessment. Please read below for an explanation of this process and stay tuned for the analysis products, maps, and additional information on this critical post-fire work. Forest Service BAER Program OverviewThe Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) program is designed to identify and manage potential risks to resources on National Forest System lands and reduce these threats through appropriate emergency measures to protect human life and safety, property, and critical natural or cultural resources. BAER is an emergency program for stabilization work that involves time-critical activities to be completed before the first damaging event to meet program objectives: BAER Objectives:•Determine whether imminent post-wildfire threats to human life and safety, property, and critical natural or cultural resources on National Forest System lands exist and take immediate actions, as appropriate, to manage the unacceptable…

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