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By Michele Smith
the Times 

Ranger districts provide updates

Topics included upcoming prescribed fire projects, commercial tree thinning, and recreation opportunities


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A prescribed burn as part of the Pomeroy Ranger District fuels reduction program.

DAYTON-Personnel from the Pomeroy and Walla Walla Ranger Districts of the Umatilla National Forest hosted a public meeting in Dayton last week to share information about the Districts and discuss upcoming projects during the 2019 field season. The meeting was facilitated by Tyson Albrecht Fire Management Officer with the Pomeroy Ranger District.

"Both Pomeroy and Walla Walla are unique in the Pacific Northwest, in that we manage land in both states, Oregon and Washington," said Walla Walla District Ranger Mike Rassbach. The smallest portion in the Walla Walla District is in Washington, and...

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