Flathead National Forest 2020 prescribed fire projects

FNF 2020 Prescribed BurnsFlathead National Forest announced their prescribed burn schedule today. Here are the items in the North Fork…
Red Whale RX A 750-acre project is planned in the Red Whale Creek Drainage in the North Fork region about 4 miles northwest of Polebridge. Depending on weather, this burn is planned for mid to late September to early October. The purpose of this project is to help restore a more historical fire regime to the ecosystem, improve wildlife habitat, and reduce hazardous fuels to reduce wildfire risk and aid in potential future wildfire efforts.
North Fork Road – Five acres of hand piles near the Big Creek work center.