Posts Tagged ‘Fire season’

NCW Wildfire Update – Tuesday, Aug. 6

Here’s the latest with fires in our region: Two small fires are burning in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness west of Leavenworth and another is northwest of Leavenworth in the Chiwawa drainage of the Glacier Peak Wilderness. All three have remained small over the last two weeks, started by lightning in the late-July thunder cell that…

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Keeping Smoke Away With…Steam?

Smoke and the summer months unfortunately go hand in hand. But an effort by the Department of Ecology seeks to reduce non-wildfire smoke. Marcus Bellissimo reports chipping and steaming are critical tools in the toolbox.

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High Fire Danger Today, Several Small Starts From Lightning

A cold front rolling over North Central Washington is causing lightning strikes, worrying fire officials. Bolts streaked above west and north Wenatchee early this morning. Chelan County District #1 and State DNR fire crews responded to several small starts up Horse Lake Reserve and Burch Mountain. A Red Flag Warning and Fire Weather Watch are…

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Prescribed Fire Training Exercises For Firefighters Start Sunday

Sponsored by the Fire Learning Network and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, the 2019 Spring Cascadia Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX) brings participants into a collaborative environment designed to increase shared stewardship and learning across agencies. Participants are paired with certified trainers during the prescribed burns, allowing them to practice using fire to restore forests…

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Cascadia Conservation District’s Free Chipping Event Applications Due April 30

The Cascadia Conservation District is a grant-funded organization dedicated to encouraging the wise stewardship and conservation of all natural resources in Chelan County. Cascadia’s Landowner Assistance Program provides a way for you to get assistance to start or continue managing natural resources on your land. Private landowners within the boundary of Cascadia Conservation District are…

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Preparation, Response, Recovery – Firewise Day This Saturday At Pybus

With fire season just a few short months away, the annual Wenatchee Valley Firewise Day is this Saturday at Pybus Market. Find out how your community can become Firewise and part of this national program with how-tos, multi-media presentations and educational activities for kids. Joe Gluzinski from AAA Washington, one of the prime sponsors, and…

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