[4/1/19] Wildfire Legislation

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Last week Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz and Senate Democrats presented legislation to reduce Washington’s wildfire risk and create healthier forests. This groundbreaking proposal establishes a dedicated revenue source and raises $62.5 million annually to fund wildfire suppression and prevention. Last year was the Department of Natural Resources’ busiest fire season ever. DNR, the […]

[12/21/18] Friday Forest Partnership

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California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird, Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz and British Columbia Minister of Forests Doug Donaldson pledged this week to share information and work jointly to improve forest resilience and better understand how forests are responding to climatic changes.   A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed on Tuesday (121818) […]

[12/12/18] Cougar Creek Post-Wildfire Community Meeting

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Local agencies are hosting a community meeting this month for property owners in the Mad River watershed area and other interested parties impacted by this summer’s Cougar Creek Fire. The meeting will be at 1 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Entiat Fire Hall, 2200 Entiat Way. Experts on analyzing post-fire conditions will be […]

[10/3/18] Emergency Wildfire Action By-Products

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How a firefighting technique during a wildland fire can lead to a windfall.

[9/4/18] Fire Update – 9/04 3 p.m.

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ALL evacuation levels on the Cougar Creek Fire have been lifted as of 12 noon today.

[8/28/18] Cougar Creek Fire Information Links

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Links for information on the Cougar Creek Fire.