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'Preparing for wildfire' sessions set in Ten Sleep, Worland


July 26, 2017

WORLAND — Heavy fuel loads and dry conditions in the Big Horn Basin have prompted two preparing for wildfire sessions for rural homeowners.

The hour-long sessions are 6 p.m. Friday, July 28, at the Ten Sleep Senior/Community Center, and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, at the Washakie County Fairgrounds, inside exhibit hall, in Worland.

University of Wyoming Extension educator Caitlin Youngquist is collaborating with Karen Fenton of the Washakie County Conservation District to help landowners develop evacuation plans for livestock and pets and provide information to create defensible space....

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