Olympic National Forest to Begin Prescribed Fires
Following is a list of the proposed treatments.
Hood Canal Ranger District (east side of the Olympic Peninsula)
Lilly Prescribed Pile Burn – Melbourne Creek, 161 acres, logging slash
Rixon Prescribed Pile Burn – Snow Creek, 77acres, logging slash
Cougar Prescribed Pile Burn – Gold Creek, 3.5 acres, site maintenance
Dennie Ahl Prescribed Pile Burn – Dennie Ahl Hill, 2 acres, site maintenance
Quilcene Administrative Site Prescribed Burn – Village of Quilcene, 1 acre, site maintenance
Pacific Ranger District (west side of the Olympic Peninsula)
Tom Creek Prescribed Pile Burn – Upper Sol Duc River, 3.5 acres, site maintenance
Snider Work Center Prescribed Pile Burn – Sol Duc Valley, 1 acre, site maintenance
Boulder Pit Prescribed Pile Burn – Boulder Creek, 1 acre, site maintenance
Quinault Administrative Site – South Shore Lake Quinault, 1 acre, site maintenance
If you have general questions about fire management or prescribed fire, please contact Donna Nemeth at 360-956-2274. If you have questions about a specific prescribed fire listed above, please contact Don Svetich at 360-765-2225.
The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. The Agency manages 193 million acres of public land, provides assistance to State and private landowners, and maintains the largest forestry research organization in the world. For general information on the Olympic National Forest, visit http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/olympic