Week of Apr. 19 - Cougar-Maynard Prescribed Fire Planned
April 17, 2015, Olympia, WA – Fire Managers at Olympic National Forest plan to conduct a prescribed fire early next week if conditions are favorable. Prescribed fires are ignited when a very specific window of environmental conditions exists so that forest health objectives can be met. The objective of the Cougar-Maynard prescribed fire is to remove brush piles from the vicinity of a Remote Automatic Weather Station (RAWS) and radio repeater sites located off of Forest Service Road 28.