Two-Day Burn Project in Little Valley

Nevada Division of Forestry winter fuels treatment project in the Sierras.

Nevada Division of Forestry winter fuels treatment project in the Sierras.

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During a two-day burn in Little Valley, just west of Washoe Valley, the Nevada Division of Forestry conducted a controlled burn of wood piles from previously thinned forest lands. The NDF helicopter inserted two 12 person crews one day and 130 piles were burned. On day two the helicopter inserted three 12 person crews and 250 piles were burned. A total of 380 piles burned, an effort which helps enhance forest health in the Sierras.

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