okanogan wenatchee national forest
[8/2/19] Fire Danger Increases
Here’s the latest with fire season in our area: The State Department of Natural Resources and the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest have increased their fire danger ratings from High to Very High for state and federal forest lands in North Central Washington. Douglas County crews responded to a brush fire in the Mansfield area yesterday afternoon. […]
[6/27/19] Tussock Moth Threaten Forests
Facing a moderate to severe tussock moth outbreak this summer, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest staff worked with a local aviation company to treat just over 5,000 acres in high-use recreation areas in the Methow Valley, Lake Wenatchee, and Blewett Pass areas with a natural bio control to minimize public safety issues and sustain public access. All […]
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has a new Supervisor – Kristin Bail takes over the position Sept. 1. Bail currently serves as the Acting Director for the U.S. Forest Service’s Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air and Rare Plant programs in Washington D.C. Bail has been in public land management for 35 years, across Oregon, Arizona, North Carolina […]
[7/17/18] New Campfire Restrictions in Effect
New campfire restrictions have gone into effect on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
The NCWFHC works to advance the aquatic and terrestrial restoration on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
Reducing the threat of a megafire through prescribed burning is a focus of the forest service
Applications for this summer’s seasonal jobs are being accepted Tuesday April 3 through Monday, April 9
Forest employees monitor road and trail conditions to ensure they open for public use once they dry out.
Forest Recreation maps are currently available for $10 at the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Headquarters office and at all Ranger District offices until January 1st- then it goes up to $14.
The Chelan Ranger District Office has maps to share with you showing some of the best sites for Christmas Tree hunting.