Posts Tagged ‘Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest’

Pile Burns Putting Some Smoke Into NCW

Pile burning is underway on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. If you see or smell smoke this week, it could be from burns up the Chiwawa, Entiat or Methow Valleys. Most smoke will disperse eastward, the forest service said. Crews are burning 100 acres on Natapoc Ridge about three miles north of Plain, 30 acres in…

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KOHO Outdoor Report – Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

The Stuart Lake and Eightmile Lake Trailheads provide access to some of the most popular recreation areas in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, but are exploding in popularity. That’s creating issues of parking, trash and overcrowding. To lessen the parking congestion, increase visitor safety, facilitate emergency vehicle access and alleviate impacts to infrastructure and natural resources,…

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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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