Thursday, April 18, 2024

Grizzly Bears one step closer to returning to North Cascades

SEDRO-WOOLLEY - Federal agencies have taken a major step towards reintroducing grizzly bears to the North Cascades ecosystem in Washington state, where the bears have been functionally extinct for …

WENATCHEE — Following a successful year of prescribed burning in 2023, when over 10,000 acres of fuels were underburned or pile burned across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, spring prescribed burning operations will begin across the forest as soon as weather and fuel moisture conditions allow. Forest Service crews plan to use prescribed fire across approximately 9,951 acres on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest this spring.

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