[9/16/19] Shoofly Fire near Lake Wenatchee
A small wildfire is burning 12 miles west of Lake Wenatchee, about 30 miles northwest of Leavenworth, says the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Forest visitors using Forest Road #6701-500 to access Top Lake Trail #1506 may see smoke from a half-acre lightning caused fire burning nearby. Named the Shoofly Fire, it was ignited earlier this month, […]
[5/22/19] Campfire Safety
Sitting around a campfire is one of the special times we all enjoy, but campfires are also a major cause of wildfires. May is Wildfire Awareness Month, and the Pacific Northwest Coordination Group urges campers to follow these basic outdoor safety tips: Before going camping, always contact the forest district, agency or landowner first to […]
[5/30/18] Forest Service Warns Visitors Of The Prince Creek Foot Bridge Wash-out On North Shore Of Lake Chelan
Lakeshore Trail users may access the trail from an alternate point just past the washout.
If you’re harvesting mushrooms for personal use, you don’t need a permit.
Reducing the threat of a megafire through prescribed burning is a focus of the forest service
Applications must be submitted at www.usajobs.gov by Monday, April 9th.
The damaged roads are spread throughout the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. From the Naches Ranger District – To the Entiat and Methow Valley.
[10/4/17] Applications For Temporary Outfitter And Guide Permits On Methow And Tonasket Ranger Districts
Each year, the Ranger Districts accept a limited number of recreation event and temporary outfitter and guide permit proposals.
TREX training prescribed burns are scheduled through October 6th
Ninety percent of Washington state wildfires this year have been human caused.