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Prescribed Burn

If Big Horn County residents spot a plume of smoke sometime this month, it might be the B.L.M.’s prescribed burn to improve habitat and reduce the severity of future wildfires. The Bureau of Land Management will conduct a prescribed fire project 17 miles east of Lovell this fall in the Mexican Hills and Cow Creek…

The B.L.M. intends to burn hundreds of acres in the Bighorn Basin over the next two years to improve habitat and forest health for important flora and fauna. The Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District tentatively plans to conduct three prescribed fire projects within the Cody and Worland field office areas this winter…

Prescribed burns will be underway in Shoshone National Forest when everyone’s fire awareness must be high to avoid the devastating consequences of forest fires. Shoshone National Forest Fire and Fuels personnel will begin prescribed burning operations in the Cabin Creek and Gooseberry Creek areas starting Thursday, April 29. One hundred acres of slash located southwest…

WYDOT has a word of caution on spring burning. The time of year has come for many ranchers and farmers to begin their annual agricultural weed burning. Usually it’s the Wyoming Department of Agriculture that has something to say about that, but WYDOT has another aspect of burning that needs to be considered as well…

The University of Wyoming Extension has published the state’s regulations for prescribed burns. Prescribed burns are an increasingly popular and effective way for landowners to manage their properties. The Extension’s publication focuses not on the methods but the laws and regulations that might get landowners in trouble if they do not observe the proper procedures.…

Its time to get fired up about prescribed burns in Wyoming. The annual Wyoming Prescribed Fire Council (WY-PFC) meeting will review research, provide agency updates and ranch applications during a conference on December 3rd and 4th at Cody’s Holiday Inn. This is part of the first year since the Wyoming Prescribed Fire Council formed in…


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