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Prescribed burn around MacNab Campground Mid-Oct.

The Sioux Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn in the Ekalaka Hills Land Unit around the MacNab Pond Campground the week of October 16th. Prescribed burn efforts will happen as weather and fuel conditions, as well as resource availability, allow.

“Prescribed fire will be a follow-up treatment following the Russell Timber Sale from 2009,” said Sioux District Ranger Kurt Hansen. “We hope to maintain a more open pine understory in the area given the proximity of homes, the campground, county roads and HWY 323 in this particular area. This second treatment should allow us to remove some o...


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