Sharps Fire

The Pioneers-Craters Landscape was recently impacted by the 65,000 acre Sharps Fire. This includes public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service, as well as private ranches in the area. Here’s a list of resources for landowners to investigate following the Sharps Fire. This list includes informational links to relevant programs with contact information, maps, and publications about post-fire management.

Coming Soon: link to BLM rehabilitation page

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)

  • 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)


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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