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Caribou-Targhee NF Plans Burns

September 17, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Idaho, Swan Valley No Comments
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Forest users of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest near the Palisades and Teton Basin Ranger Districts can expect to see fire activity through the forest area this fall as fire crews will be burning debris piles in multiple locations throughout each district.  Forest Spokesman Lynn Ballard says piles have been built to clean up limbs and brush in campgrounds and other recreation and wood gathering sites.  He says weather permitting, burning could start as early as next week and extend into late October/early November. Smoke will be evident on the day of the burns and may persist for several days, especially in mountain valleys during evening and early morning hours.

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