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Category: "Chippewa Forest"

April 8, 2024

Walker Native Landscaping PRESCRIBED FIRE SCHEDULED Walker, MN: April 5, 2024 – Chippewa National Forest fire crews plan to conduct a prescribed burn at the combined USDA Forest Service Walker District and the Walker Chamber of Commerce office within the Walker city limits, starting as early as Monday April 8, 2024. Exact date(s) of operations… More Info

March 11, 2024

Spring Conditions – Chippewa National Forest Roads and Trails Cass Lake, Minn., March 11, 2024 – A mild winter and the start of springtime conditions have many people eager to explore the Chippewa National Forest. Despite the lack of snowfall this winter, forest officials are cautioning visitors that many forest roads may not be accessible… More Info

February 15, 2024

New Fire Management Officer Hired for Superior and Chippewa National Forests Duluth, Minn., – February 13, 2024 –— The Superior and Chippewa National Forests are excited to announce the hiring of Nick Petrack as the new Forest Fire Management Officer for the Superior and Chippewa National Forests. Nick started his career working summers as a… More Info

March 12, 2021

Thoughts on a 30+ year career with the Forest Service By: Mary Nordeen It’s common for people close to retirement to look back on their career. For me, I look back on my 32-year journey and vividly see specific people and themes that mark each decade spent on this northern Minnesota Forest. I had been… More Info

October 2, 2020

Wildland Fire and Community In early September, I left for a wildfire assignment in western Oregon. When I arrived, I was one of 131,000+ fire personnel working on western wildfires.  In Roseburg, Oregon, I was one of 190 people working on the 107,000-acre Archie Creek Fire. The fire at that time was 5% contained. I… More Info

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