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No Prescribed Burns this Week

Posted by admin - April 22, 2014 - Fire Update

For the week of April 20, there are no prescribed burns scheduled for the Boise National Forest.

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Lowman Ranger District Plans 1,500 Acre Burn

Posted by admin - April 14, 2014 - Fire Update

The Lowman Ranger District plans to aerially ignited targeting 1,500 acres on Monday (4/14). This burn is located within the Deadwood River Drainage approximately 5 miles north of the confluence of the Deadwood River and the South Fork Payette River (Latitude: 44.1267 Longitude: – 115.6561).

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Boise NF Planned Prescribed Burns April 11 and April 13.

Posted by admin - April 11, 2014 - Fire Update

The Lowman and Emmett Ranger Districts plan to implement both Rocky Canyon and Sams Pine prescribed burns on Friday and Sunday respectively, pending weather and smoke approval Rocky Canyon (Emmett R.D.) – Will be ignited aerially (with some hand ignition) on Friday (4/11) targeting 1,573 acres.  This burn is located north of Garden Valley just […]

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Spring Prescribed Burning Planned on the Cascade Ranger District

Posted by admin - April 8, 2014 - Fire Update, News

SPRING PRESCRIBED BURNING PLANNED ON THE CASCADE RANGER DISTRICT CASCADE, Idaho – The Cascade Ranger District of the Boise National Forest plans to start their annual spring prescribed burn program in the upcoming weeks as the winter snow pack recedes in the mountains. Three prescribed burning operations are planned in the following locations: Golden Antimony […]

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Federal and State Agencies Announce Start of 2014 Prescribed Fire Program

Posted by admin - April 8, 2014 - Fire Update, General Information, News

FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES ANNOUNCE START OF 2014 PRESCRIBED FIRE PROGRAM BOISE, Idaho – In southwest Idaho this year, the USDA Forest Service, USDI Bureau of Land Management, and the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) plan to ignite prescribed fires on a maximum of 19,160 acres in the spring and 8,365 acres in the fall, […]

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2014 Prescribed Fires on the Payette National Forest

Posted by admin - March 14, 2014 - Fire Update, News

McCall, Idaho – The Payette National Forest will be conducting multiple prescribed fires (broadcast and pile burning) this spring.  Depending on weather conditions, prescribed fire could take place anytime from now through June. “Fire is one of the most important natural agents of change in our forested ecosystems,” said Keith Lannom, Payette National Forest Supervisor.  “Prescribed […]

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