Posts Tagged ‘Eastern Washington’

BLM Examining Fuel Reduction To Protect Rangelands In Great Basin

Following the sharp increase in brush fires across the Western U.S., the Bureau of Land Management wants to address the correlation between invasive plants and rangeland wildfires. They’re seeking public opinion through mid-February. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Public comments can be submitted by: * e-mail: GRSG_PEIS@blm.gov * Fax: (208) 373-3805 * Surface mail: Jonathan Beck, BLM Idaho State Office, 1387 S.…

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Fire Danger Increasing Across Eastern Washington, DNR Says

State officials are warning about increased wildfire danger in all of Eastern Washington through the weekend. The state Department of Natural Resources says increasing winds, higher temperatures and lower humidity are expected to heighten the risk of wildfires. Dan Langager talks with DNR’s Communications Manager Janet Pearce about the agency’s decision to increase their Fire Danger…

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