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Fires, Forests and Funding

Forest fires have been making the headlines a lot lately. It’s difficult to ignore the impact forest fires have on communities and resources. Fire seasons are getting longer and fires are burning more intensely. It is obvious fire fighting costs

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Careless Campers Start Fire on Saganaga Island

On the afternoon of September 22nd around 4pm our crew member Alex noticed smoke. He was out on Saganaga Lake and was returning from a tow out to Hook Island or American Point. He veered off of his course to

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Wildfire Insanity

I think it is really odd a USFS spokesperson would say, “Part of the area burning was scheduled to undergo a prescribed burn anyway.”  I wonder if the costs to fight a wildfire are the same as the costs associated

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Snow is Good for Wildfire Threat

The great thing about getting more snow this spring is it keeps the ground wet. Ever since the Ham Fire on the Gunflint Trail we’ve paid close attention to the moisture level in the spring.  It’s an especially vulnerable time

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