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North Central Montana District to Hold Multiple Prescribed Burns Over 9 Months


March 18, 2020

(LEWISTOWN, Mont.) – The Bureau of Land Management North Central District is planning five prescribed burn operations throughout the field season when fuel conditions and weather permit safe operations.

The Crooked Creek burn will focus on 3867 acres of federal, state, and private lands in the Missouri/Musselshell breaks, approximately 30 miles north of Winnet, MT. This prescribed burn will ignite in the spring between March and June and is being implemented to aid in reducing conifer encroachment of meadows and to provide for a more resilient landscape to wildfires.

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