Forest Service Using New Tech for Post-Fire Work in Montana

By | December 11, 2017

The Gibralter Ridge Fire burns east of Eureka on Aug. 8, 2017. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon

The Flathead Beacon has a story that begins… The work is only beginning for the U.S. Forest Service when the last wisp of smoke disappears from any large wildfire. After more than 700,000 acres of national forest lands burned in Montana this summer, the agency decided the usual way of doing business wasn’t going to cut it this year. Somewhere close to 2,000 fires were reported on national forest lands. Read the full article here.

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