The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire Fuels Program will be conducting a prescribed burn Tuesday, May 3.  The Rx burn is located 2 miles south of Arlee, MT. This burn is approximately 172 acres.

Resource objectives:

Ø  Restoration of the non-lethal fire regime.

Ø  Woodland and park-like forest structures through prescribed fire treatments.

Ø  Improve and promote aspen regeneration on this site.

Prescribed fire objectives:

Ø  Maintain reduced wildfire risk with periodic understory burns.

Ø  Use understory burning to maintain and/or improve forest health.

Ø  Use understory burning to reduced number of seedlings and saplings to reduce competition.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this notice, please contact Division of Fire at 676-2550.