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Mary Williams (left) and Sadie Barrett-Grasser (right) plant an apple tree at the Darby Ranger Station. (Fullerton Photo)

Apple Trees Come Back to the Bitterroot Valley

The apple boom in the Bitterroot Valley’s early history (1907-1911) created a large number of orchards and a wide variety of apples in the area. After the boom, many of those varieties disappeared.

Some of them have been found, growing in the Salmon River area of Idaho and, through work with the Idaho Heritage Tree Project, the Bitterroot National Forest got five apple trees back for planting at the Ranger stations in Darby and the West Fork

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Prescribed fire. (USFS/Photo Provided)

A 145-acre Prescribed Fire Burned in the West Fork Thursday

The West Fork Ranger District set off a 145-acre prescribed blaze Thursday, May 1.

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Bass Creek area entrance. (Fullerton Photo)

Trail Work is Scheduled at Bass Creek

Work to minimize erosion on the Bass Creek Trail will be ongoing through the month of May, according to the Bitterroot National Forest.

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Firewood. (KLYQ File Photo)

Bitterroot National Forest Has New Firewood Permits

The Bitterroot National Forest is issuing 2014 personal firewood permits starting April 1, but that doesn't mean you can get to the cutting areas.

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Looking toward the Sleeping Child area. (Fullerton Photo)

Bitterroot Forest Public Land Grazing with Some Changes

The Bitterroot National Forest has suggested reauthorizing grazing on areas of the Sleeping Child and Two Bear Creeks.

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(McConnell/KLYQ File Image)

Bitterroot National Forest Closes Road Through March

Starting February 24, Road #10001 on the Sula Ranger District will close until April.

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Winter road. (KLYQ File Photo)

Lake Como – Icy Roads and Hazardous Thin Ice

Ice fishing, skating or walking on the frozen Lake Como northwest of Darby is not advised. In fact, driving to the lake is hazardous.

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Roaring Lion Creek
Roaring Lion Creek. (KLYQ File Photo)

Ravalli County Museum Presentation This Week – Forest Service

At the Ravalli County Museum Thursday evening at 6 p.m. another presentation on "Field and Forest" will be free to the public as part of the Natural History exhibit.

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Winter weather in Canyon Creek. (Fullerton Photo)

Bitterroot Forest Urges Caution – Weekend Weather

Bitterroot National Forest officials are taking the National Weather Office wind warning seriously.

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photo courtesy of afagen/flickr

Forest Service Maps – There’s an App for That [AUDIO]

Skiers, snowmobilers, and other winter recreationists can now get important forest information right at their fingertips, thanks to new digital visitor maps available for their mobile devices.

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