Tag Archives: Idaho

Chainsaw Training for BLM Firefighters Ahead of Fire Season

Sharpening up their skills     Idaho News 6 -Thanks to a unique partnership with Twin Falls Parks and Rec and the Rock Creek Initiative, the firefighters have a change to sharpen up their chainsaw skills in a real world ...

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Lawsuit Seeks to Stop Idaho Forest Project

Brebner Flat Project to lessen wildfire severity seen as impacting grizzly bears     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An 18-square-mile (47-square-kilometer) forest project approved by the U.S. Forest Service in northern Idaho harms wildlife, two ...

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Wildfire Plan Approved with Over 400 Miles of Idaho Fuel Breaks

The area has seen five massive wildfires since 2012     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have approved a plan to prevent giant rangeland wildfires in southwestern Idaho by clearing vegetation along 435 miles (700 ...

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Wildfire Plan Eyes 1,000 Miles of New Fuel Breaks

400-foot wide breaks connected in three states     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A plan to help in the battle against devastating wildfires creates fuel breaks 400 feet (120 meters) wide along 987 miles (1,600 ...

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Boise Wildland Firefighter Academy Recruitment

Get ready for the 2020 season     U.S. Forest Service – 2020 Fire Season recruitment opportunity. For more information visit the Boise Wildland Firefighter Academy website.

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Bureau of Land Management to Fund 11,000 Miles of Fuel Breaks

Strategic project in six states     PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to fund 11,000 miles (17,703 kilometers) of strategic fuel breaks in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Utah in an effort ...

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Salmon Heli-Rappellers 2019

Idaho group’s wildfire season     Salmon Heli-Rappellers – Salmon Heli-Rappellers Short video of what we’ve been up to this summer Check out our website for more info www.salmonhelirappellers.com

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Snake River Hotshots 2019 Wildfire Season

A look back with Snake River IHC     Isaac Coy The Snake River Hotshots are a Type I Interagency Hotshot Crew dedicated to wildland fire suppression. The crew is stationed in Pocatello, Idaho. In December 2014, the Snake River ...

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Idaho Sends Firefighters to California

Five engines and 17 personnel     BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho is sending firefighters and equipment to California to fight wildfires. Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little late Tuesday approved sending five fire engines and 17 personnel to California where ...

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Fuel Breaks to Battle Wildfires Planned in Three States

BLM released a draft environmental impact statement     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — One option in a plan to battle devastating wildfires in southwestern Idaho, southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada creates 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) ...

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