SNAPPED: Prescribed burns begin at Taylor Mountain and Mosquito Creek units

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Jackson Ranger District began prescribed burn operations yesterday, April 12.
The Tetons to Snake Fuels Reduction Project is targeting four areas, Trail End Road, Taylor Mountain, Mosquito Creek North, and Phillips Bench.
Taylor Mountain and Mosquito Creek units were ignited yesterday. According to the Bridger-Teton National Forest, resources were successful with both hand and aerial ignitions. Work will continue today as firefighters take advantage of good weather. Expect smoke in the area.
The Tetons to Snake Fuels Reduction Project aims to decrease the risk from unwanted wildfires that could impact communities in the wildland urban interface, the zone of transition between unoccupied land and human development. These communities include Phillips Ridge, Fish Creek, Teton Village, Wilson, and the Fall Creek Corridor communities.

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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.

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