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2017 Central Washington BAER

Unit Information

Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
215 Melody Lane
Wenatchee, WA 98801

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Incident Contact

Carly Reed
Phone: 509-664-9361
Hours: M-F 8:00-5:00

News Releases — 2017 Central Washington BAER

Burned Area Reports Released: 11/15/2017
Burned Area Report Summaries and Values at Risk Matrix and Treatments [Along with JPG and PDF Treatment Maps below, KMZ map files are also available to view maps in greater detail in Google Earth...
BAER Team Releases Soil Burn Severity Maps Released: 10/15/2017
BAER Team Releases Soil Burn Severity for Diamond Creek, Uno Peak, Jack Creek and Jolly Mountain Fires WENATCHEE, WA The Central Washington Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team, led by Forest...
Preparing for Rainstorms Released: 10/6/2017
Wildfire increases the potential for flooding, mud and debris flows that could affect campgrounds, fish habitat, homes, structures, roads, and other infrastructure within, adjacent to, and downstream...
Safety Protocol for Flood Hazarads Released: 10/6/2017
It is important that residents and visitors take steps to protect themselves and their property from potential flooding and debris flows. Residents need to monitor local weather reports and public...
BAER Limitations Released: 10/5/2017
While many wildfires cause minimal damage to the land and pose few threats to the land or people downstream, some fires result in damage that requires special efforts to reduce impacts afterwards....
Three Phases of Wildfire Recovery Released: 10/4/2017
There are three phases of recovery following wildfires on federal lands: • Fire Suppression Repair • Emergency Stabilization-Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) • Long-Term Recovery and...
Forest Service BAER program overview Released: 10/4/2017
The Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) program is designed to identify and manage potential risks to resources on National Forest System lands and reduce these threats through appropriate...