County to Forest Service: Reduce forest fuels now
April 6, 2022
Commissioners to Forest Service: Reduce forest fuels now
Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker on Tuesday, March 29, expressed concerns to Willamette National Forest representatives that western Oregon would likely experience more massive fires unless the U.S. Forest Service makes policy changes regarding timber harvesting, forest floor fuel loads and firefighting priorities.
WNF Supervisor Dave Warnack and Deputy Supervisor Duane Bishop provided the commissioners with information about plans for fire recovery, fire preparedness and opening public access....