Bitterroot Spring RX Fire 2022 (Prescribed Fire)

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See the ‘Announcements’ and ‘News’ Tabs for the latest information on planned prescribed burns.To reduce potential for large wildfires, maintain resilient landscapes, and improve overall forest health, the Bitterroot National Forest is planning to implement spring prescribed burning projects. Over the next two months, the Bitterroot National Forest is planning to implement numerous prescribed burning projects.  Timing of the burns will be dependent on favorable weather conditions and good smoke dispersion. Map: Interactive Planned Prescribed Fire MapTo reduce potential for large wildfires, improve forest health and resilience, and protect people and communities, the Bitterroot National Forest is planning to implement spring prescribed burning projects as early as this week. Pending favorable conditions, underburning operations could begin this week on the Darby/Sula Ranger District south of Lake Como.  Underburning, a type of prescribed fire treatment, ignites vegetation under…

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