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Prescribed Fire Projects 2021

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Malheur National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
431 Patterson Bridge Rd
John Day, OR 97845

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Malheur National Forest
Phone: (541) 575-3000
Hours: M-F 8 am to 4:30 pm

06.03.2021 Prescribed Fire Updates

Prescribed Fire Projects 2021 Prescribed Fire
News – 6/7/2021

 ·       Emigrant Creek Ranger District – No burning over the upcoming weekend. The district will assess an additional 200 acres in Silvies 7 to burn next week, June 8-9, once the temperature and relative humidity moderates.

  ·       Prairie City Ranger District –The district will consider burning Elk 16 FB (1000 ac) late next week if conditions allow. They will patrol units Elk 16 C and Qa over the weekend.

·       Blue Mountain Ranger District–The district has finished ignitions on Galena unit 30 (714 ac) off the Middle Fork of the John Day River today. They will assess conditions for Galena units 41 and 40C (1000 ac total) starting Friday and into the weekend with hand and helicopter ignitions possible if conditions are conducive. Soda Bear and Starr units in the vicinity of Seneca are being evaluated for ignitions over the next 2 weeks as well.