Columbia Plateau Trail

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September 30, 2022 10:00 AM

Prescribed fire within Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

Prescribed fire within Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge near Columbia Plateau Trail from early October through February.

Prescribed fire is a management technique used to improve wildlife habitat, forest health and to reduce the damaging impacts from catastrophic wildfire. Prescribed burning activities should have little to no impact on access to the majority of Refuge public use areas.

The first prescribed fire will begin on Wednesday, October 12. The trail will be closed between milepost 5.5 and 8.

For questions, please contact Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge at (509) 235-4723.

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