Tag: Payette National Forest

Payette National Forest Prescribed Fire Season

Posted by swidrxfire - April 28, 2014 - Fire Update, News

Prescribed Fire Season is Underway on the Payette National Forest McCall, Idaho – The Payette National Forest will continue to ignite prescribed fire as weather conditions become favorable again.  A few weeks ago, the Forest was able to ignite prescribed fires on the Weiser, Council and New Meadows Ranger Districts.  While burning will continue on those […]

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2014 Prescribed Fires on the Payette National Forest

Posted by swidrxfire - 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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Fall Prescribed Burning on the Payette National Forest

Posted by swidrxfire - September 24, 2013 - Fire Update, News

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

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Cascade Ranger District Planned Burn Near Yellow Pine

Posted by swidrxfire - April 8, 2013 - Fire Update

For the week of April 8, weather and conditions permitting, the Cascade Ranger District will be burning 3 acres of slash piles near Yellow Pine.

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Spring Prescribed Burning on Payette National Forest

Posted by swidrxfire - March 12, 2013 - Fire Update

McCall, ID – The Payette National Forest will be conducting multiple prescribed fires this spring dependent on weather conditions. The burning could be conducted anytime from late March through May. Planned burning on the New Meadows Ranger District – approximately 1,500 acres within the Lake Fork drainage (6 miles southeast of Riggins); 1,500 acres within […]

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Fall Burning on McCall, New Meadows and Krassel Districts

Posted by swidrxfire - November 6, 2012 - Fire Update

McCall, ID – The Payette National Forest will be burning hand piles and landing piles across the New Meadows, McCall, and Krassel Ranger Districts.  Pile burning will occur in Warm Springs, Boulder Creek, Rock Flats, and Bear Basin.  Miscellaneous small pile burns (less than 5 acres) will occur near Krassel Work Center, Paddy Flats, Price Valley […]

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