Posts Tagged ‘Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest’

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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Outdoor Report – Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Robin DeMario of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest about recreating this summer on national forests. DeMario talks about the best ways to plan for a forest trip, long or short, avoiding certain wildlife, proper campfire protocols and more.

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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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