Pacific Creek Road
This project treated a stand of mixed conifer along the road leading through Grand Teton NP to the Pacific Creek (Braman) sub-division. The timber stand had a large percentage of standing dead trees and accumulated dead heavy logs on the forest floor. The project targeted the dead fuel accumulation as well as completing treatment of the remaining forest overstory to defensible space standards.
Fire crews constructed piles over the past two summer seasons and will burn the debris this fall/winter as cold and wet conditions allow. Piles were burned in the treatment area closest to the Pacific Creek homes in November and December. Staffing and snow depth have led to a halt in burn operations for this winter. Remaining piles will be targeted for the 2020-21 winter season.
Partially complete 12/6/2019