Forest Service outlines summer fire plans, long-term repairs
March 29, 2023
Willamette National Forest staff on Tuesday morning, March 21, told Linn County commissioners Roger Nyquist and Will Tucker that the U.S. Forest Service was gearing up for heightened wildfire protections and will also begin an extensive, $78 million multi-year fire-damage recovery program.
Commissioner Sherrie Sprenger was not present at the meeting.
Forest Supervisor Dave Warnack introduced Duane Bishop, Deputy Forest Supervisor; Michelle King, Detroit District Ranger; Nikki Swanson, Sweet Home District Ranger; Christ Donaldson, Deputy Fire staff; and Brett Blundon, Disaster Recovery Team...