Tag: Mountain Home Ranger District

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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Cottonwood RX Fire Planned – Mountain Home Ranger District

Posted by swidrxfire - August 31, 2016 - Fire Update, News

The Mountain Home Ranger District is planning on a prescribed burn in this area this fall and wants to alert anyone who is planning on hunting or other activities in this area:

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Mountain Home Ranger District Plans Pile Burning Near Bogus Basin

Posted by swidrxfire - November 4, 2015 - Fire Update, News

The Boise National Forest Mountain Home Ranger District plans to begin pile burning on 250 acres immediately west of Bogus Basin Ski Resort, if weather conditions permit. Burning is anticipated to begin November 5th and continue on Friday, November 6th. The activity will resume on November 9th and 10th. No burning will take place during the weekend. […]

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Fall Burning Program to Start in Early October

Posted by swidrxfire - October 4, 2015 - Fire Update, News

With the fall season cooler temperatures, Boise National Forest fire managers plan to start their annual fall prescribed burning program of nearly 3000 acres this year which could last for several weeks depending on weather and fuel conditions. Fire crews anticipate favorable weather conditions by early October, allowing them to ignite low-intensity prescribed fires that […]

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Mountain Home Ranger District Initiates Temporary Closures

Posted by swidrxfire - March 13, 2015 - News

Mountain Home Ranger District Initiates Temporary Closure Of Several Forest Roads Due to Tree Planting MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho –The Mountain Home Ranger District will temporarily close several National Forest System Roads in the area north of Featherville.  Forest Roads affected include Road Numbers 100, 112, 132, 157, 157S and 158 in their entirety and Forest […]

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Updates for Week of November 18

Posted by swidrxfire - November 18, 2013 - Fire Update, News

For the week of November 18: The Boise National Forest will continue pile burning this week, weather and smoke permitting. Mountain Home will continue on Boise Ridge and plan to complete the hand piles this week. Cascade will be burning 13 landing piles in the West Mountain North Timber Sale starting on 11/18. Lowman on […]

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