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BLM to conduct prescribed fire projects this spring


March 15, 2017

WORLAND — The Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District tentatively plans to conduct three prescribed fire projects within the Cody and Worland field office areas this spring. These projects are contingent upon fuel moisture and weather meeting optimal treatment conditions.

“The prescribed fire projects are designed to enhance rangeland and woodland vegetation health, improve wildlife habitat, increase livestock and wildlife forage and improve distribution, and reduce the hazardous build-up of fuels which lessens the probability of a severe wildfire,” said BLM Fire M...

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