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Public invited to take Trout Creek field trip Friday


September 6, 2016

Community members are invited to participate in a field trip to the Sweet Home Ranger District’s Trout Creek planning area Friday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Meet at the District Office Main Conference Room, 4431 Highway 20, Sweet Home.

The field trip will focus on plans to create fire breaks in the area by creating a hardwood fuel break and replicating the effects of forest fires to shape forest structure and diversity. The four sites selected are of interest because of their older ages (125 years), proximity to the Menagerie Wilderness and private forest lands, as well as critical...

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