Mesa Fire Salvage and Reforestation Project

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The Mesa fire burned 16,560 acres of USFS managed lands. High burn severity was observed primarily within the Cottonwood Creek drainage. Salvage harvest is proposed on 236 acres, including 20 acres of harvest proposed within the outer half of RCAs.

Location Summary

The Mesa fire was human caused on July 26th, 2018 along Highway 95 four miles south of Council, Idaho. It burned 16,560 acres on the Council RD of the Payette NF. Cottonwood Creek is where salvage is.

District: Council Ranger District

Project Documents

https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55109
https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55109