BLM Plans Pile Burns in Petroleum and Phillips Counties
October 28, 2020
(LEWISTOWN, Mont.) – BLM’s Lewistown Field Office and Malta Field Office are planning the Petroleum County Roads pile burn and Camp Creek pile burn to reduce hazardous fuels by removing hand piles comprised of conifer trees, allowing an overall improvement of forest health.
The 183-acre Petroleum County Roads pile burn consists of juniper and ponderosa pine slash produced from projects implemented in the summer of 2019. The piles are located on both the 79 Trail Road and Dunn Ridge Road, approximately 23 miles NE of Winnet, MT. This burn project protects sagebrush vegetation but primari...