okanogan wenatchee national forest

[8/2/19] Fire Danger Increases

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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

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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 […]

[6/25/19] New Leadership for Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

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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 […]

[11/30/17] Forest Service Says Map Prices Are About To Increase For First Time In A Decade

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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.