PFM foresters and forestry technicians exploring using special equipment in fire fighting and forest management

PFM officials said today they are working to explore the use of Bradco grapples on skid steers and Fecon mulching heads to help fire fighters build fireline, establish fire lines, and help with prescribed fires and fire projects.  The nimble skid steers can build fire line or prepare fire line … Continue reading

PFM working to reduce fire risk in the Black Hills

The Wolverine Fire, Chelan Complex, Chelan, WA, Okanogan-Wenatchee NF, 2015

Foresters, range scientists, firefighters, and other members of Professional Forest Management’s large family of experts are working to reduce fire risk in the Black Hills, especially around our most vulnerable communities, officials said. Frank Carroll, general manager and co-owner with Van Elsbernd of Fort Collins, CO, said that much of … Continue reading