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Northwest Sands Prescribed Burns

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Wisconsin
Rhinelander, WI 54501

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News Releases — Northwest Sands Prescribed Burns

Smoke from Prescribed Burn May Impact Ashland and Surrounding Communities Released: 5/29/2019
Washburn, Wis. (May 29, 2019) – Smoke from large prescribed burns conducted today in Moquah Barrens may impact Ashland and surrounding communities tonight. Residents may notice the smell of...
Air Quality Outlook for May 29, 2019 Released: 5/29/2019
Smoke Forecast Outlook – Moquah Barrens Prescribed Burns Issued by Trent Wickman – May 29, 2019 @ 0600 Washburn District Fire Information: 715-482-0115 hilaryrmarkin@fs.fed.us...
Prescribed Burning Resumes on the Moquah Barrens on Wednesday Released: 5/28/2019
NOTE TO MEDIA – Please contact the Chequamegon-Nicolet Public Affairs Officer, Hilary Markin, if you have further questions. She can be reached at 715-482-0115 or email hilary.r.markin@usda.gov. ...
Prescribed Burns Planned at Moquah Barrens Released: 5/25/2019
NOTE TO MEDIA – Please contact the Chequamegon-Nicolet Public Affairs Officer, Hilary Markin, if you have further questions. She can be reached at 715-482-0115 or email hilary.r.markin@usda.gov. ...
Smoke from Prescribed Fire a Healthy Sign of Spring Released: 5/3/2019
Park Falls, WI — May 3, 2019 — Each spring from snow-melt to mid-June, fire crews along with specialized equipment from the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest safety ignite prescribed fires to...