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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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Wash. Forest Bill Would ‘Empower’ Local Communities, Supporters Say

Senate Bill 5783 would create a pilot program for community forests in the Evergreen State, potentially giving local communities more decision-making power over local forests. The bill’s supporters say it would benefit Nason Ridge and other forest lands in from North Central Washington, as Eric Tegethoff reports.

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