Managing Long Duration Wildfire Workshop Objectives To identify components of a LTIP for a long duration wildfire.
Old Fire Areas
To Powell/Hwy 12
Bridge Fire Origin
Road #360 to Elk Summit
WFSA Boundary – 180,000 Acres
Idaho/Montana State Line
Elk Summit G. S.
Bridge Creek Drainage
Looking East from Road #360
Length of Segment: Approximately 17 miles
Natural Defensibility: Moderate (areas of logging units), Low in timbered areas
Potential to Cross WFSA area boundary in 14 days: Shows 0% probability
Potential Consequences of Crossing WFSA area boundary: High – private land, private land structures, high value timber lands, reforestation investments.
General Description: From the junction of Beaver Creek and Colt Killed Creek east up the Beaver Creek road #368 to Beaver Ridge Lookout then east on the main ridge ½ mile to the wilderness boundary.
U. S. Forest Service
There is NO Private Land within the WFSA Boundary
You will be responsible for developing criteria for monitoring your plan over the long-term and when it will be updated. How often will you update the Relative Risk Assessment?
August 29, 2007