Tag Archives: fire

Collaborative Group Seeks Consensus After Montana’s Summer Of Smoke

By | November 6, 2017

Montana Public Radio has an article that begins… Wildfires burned more than a million acres across Montana this year, making it one of the most expensive fire seasons since 1999. While the smoke has cleared, the debate over wildfires and forest management is ongoing. Some Montana lawmakers are blaming what they call “environmental extremists” who’ve managed… Read More »

Get Used To Wildfire, And Rethink ‘Natural Processes,’ Panelists Say

By | October 26, 2017

Montana Public Radio has an article that begins… Across the state this summer, tens of thousands of Montanans had to face the challenge of living with big wildfires. Some people lost their homes, two firefighters lost their lives, and businesses, schools and individuals were impacted, in ways ranging from the mildly inconvenient to the life-changing. Read the… Read More »

Road Closure Updates for Trail Creek #114 and Canyon Creek Road #316

By | September 26, 2017

Forest System Road #114 Trail Creek /Graves Creek is now open.  It was closed for public safety due to fire activity from the Gibraltar Ridge and Weasel Fires.   The road closure began at Tuchuck Campground and extended through the Kootenai National Forest to Graves Creek (Milepost 8.8 – 14.8).  The area closures in upper Trail… Read More »