Sharps Fire

The Pioneers-Craters Landscape was recently impacted by the 65,000 acre Sharps Fire.  Here’s a list of resources for landowners following the Sharps Fire. This list includes links to relevant programs with contact information, maps, and publications about post-fire management.

Programs:

1. Farm Service Agency (FSA) 

The FSA has multiple programs that can be applied to wildfire recovery efforts.

2. Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) – DEADLINE FOR SIGNUP IS NOVEMBER 16TH

  • After The Fire: Resources for Recovery
    • Provides an overview of actions that can be taken following fire, as well as links to fact sheets and information on financial assistance that may be available through the Environment Quality Incentives Program.

3. United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS)

4. Blaine County

The Blaine County Land Water and Wildlife Program operates with funds from a voter-approved levy. The program is intended “to protect natural resources and the quality of life valued by area residents.”

5. Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG)


Post-Fire Treatment Planning: 

BLM Rehab Plan 

Note the map of treatment areas on p. 49.

Maps:


Other Resources:

1. Field Guide for Mapping Post-Fire Soil Burn Severity

2. Post-Fire Treatment Effectiveness for Hillslope Stabilization

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