Mosquito North RX
LOCATION: Mosquito North RX is a compartment identified within the Teton to Snake Fuels Reduction project. This particular unit is located along the ridgeline of the north side of the Mosquito Creek road and adjacent to the Green Knoll fire footprint. Approximately 2 miles west of Fall Creek road.
PROJECT SIZE: Mosquito North RX - 119 acres
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The goal of the burn is to reduce hazardous fuels and allow fire to play its natural role on National Forest Systems land, specifically within the Palisades Wilderness Study Area. To conduct prescribed fire operations on the north side of the Mosquito drainage. Firefighters will use the snow load in the area to help contain the fire's spread on the ridgeline. After ignition's are complete fire crews will return to monitor the area until the treatment is complete.
Lesley Williams-Gomez 307-739-5424
Spring of 2021
In order to meet the public safety concerns and other objectives identified for Mosquito North RX, spring of 2021 will be the next opportunity for treatments within the Teton To Snake compartments.