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Butte BLM Plans to Burn Slash Piles


December 22, 2021

The Bureau of Land Management’s Butte Field Office will burn slash piles during the upcoming months in Beaverhead, Lewis and Clark, and Jefferson counties, near Wise River, Clancy, Marysville, and Rader Creek.

The piles will be burned when the ground is snow-covered or when the surrounding fuels are wet enough to minimize the potential for unwanted fire spread.

Burning will take place only when weather conditions and forecasts allow for adequate smoke dispersion.

The prescribed burns will be implemented by fire managers from the BLM.

For more information about these burns, contact Greg Ca...

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