Category: News

Boise National Forest Completes 2017 Spring Prescribed Fire Program

Posted by swidrxfire - June 7, 2017 - Fire Update, General Information, News

The Boise National Forest has completed the 2017 Spring Prescribed Fire Program. Please check back with us in October for updates about the 2017 Fall Prescribed Fire Program. If you have further questions, you may call the Boise National Forest at 208-373-4100. We will continue to posting updates to and updating the prescribed fire […]

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Idaho City Ranger District Prescribed Burn Planned for May 25, 2017

Posted by swidrxfire - May 24, 2017 - Fire Update, News

Weather and conditions permitting, The Idaho City Ranger District is planning to ignite a 5-10 acre prescribed burn associated with fire school training at approximately 11 a.m. The burn is located in the Granite Creek drainage along National Forest System (NFS) road 327A. The burn area will include 5 small fires ranging from 1-2 acres […]

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Southwest Idaho spring prescribed fire burning planned

Posted by swidrxfire - April 4, 2017 - Fire Update, General Information, News

Southwest Idaho interagency fire managers anticipate favorable spring weather conditions for planned low-intensity prescribed fires. Prescribed fires are designed to reduce hazardous vegetation (fuels), catastrophic wildfire potential, improve wildlife habitat, and reduce wildfire threats to communities. The website is updated with information regarding southwest burns planned within Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), Bureau of […]

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Boise National Forest Completes Fall Burning Program

Posted by swidrxfire - November 1, 2016 - Fire Update, News

The Boise National Forest Districts have completed the 2016 fall prescribed fire program. Weather and conditions permitting, fire managers may ignite pile burning through November. Check back with us in the spring of 2017 for further updates.  

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Mountain Home RD plans ignition of Cottonwood II Prescribed Burn

Posted by swidrxfire - October 11, 2016 - Fire Update, News

The Mountain Home Ranger District of the Boise National Forest is planning to ignite a prescribed burn in the Cottonwood drainage located in a portion of Hunting Unit 39. The burn is approximately 900 acres using both aerial and hand ignition and expected to occur in mid-October or November weather and conditions permitting. The area […]

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Cascade Ranger District plans Crawford Aspen Burn on Wednesday

Posted by swidrxfire - September 27, 2016 - Fire Update, News

Weather and conditions permitting, the Cascade District plans to ignite the Crawford Aspen prescribed burn on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.  The burn is an area managed for Aspen restoration and is approximately 7 acres in size.  It is located west of the Crawford Work Station, 4 air miles northeast of Cascade, Idaho.  Ignition is anticipated […]

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