Fuel Management is a priority for 100 Mile Community Forest

The 100 Mile House Community Forest continues to make progress on fuel management projects along Horse Lake Road and Highway 24, with two permit areas nearing completion and several others making good progress over the past month, according to a news release from the district of 100 Mile House on July 9.

Joanne Doddridge, director of Economic Development and Planning for the District of 100 Mile House, said that work in those areas has included a combination of mechanical harvesting and hand crews.

According to the release, the areas above Horse Lake Road are pioneering the use of a normal cutting permit process to create fuel breaks in the Wildland Urban Interface around 100 Mile House.


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