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Crews return to fire camp after a day on the Blue Lake Fire

A long stretch of headlights toured down MT Highway 287, turning into the Ennis Rodeo Grounds. Engine after engine lined the open field as firefighters unloaded their packs after a 14 hour day on the Blue Lake Fire.

Blue Lake Fire

The Blue Lake Fire, which is burning 10 miles southwest of Ennis was 314 acres and 0 percent contained as of July 22 at 9:30 a.m., according to the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. The lightning-caused fire was reported at 2:45 p.m. on July 21. It is burning on privately owned and Bureau of Land Management land […]

Interested parties host interagency meeting to discuss Madison County-related projects

“We’ve been meeting for a number of years, and we’ve continually found open dialogue helps all of us,” said Madison County commissioner Dave Schulz, addressing a group of 20 agency and county representatives at an interagency meeting on July 14.
Representatives from the Bureau of Land Management, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Forest Service, Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society, Ennis Fish Hatchery and conservation districts met with Madison County government officials at the BLM’s cabin at Axolotl Lakes Wilderness Study Area, southwest of Ennis.
The group meets quarterly, and Schulz said the gatherings serve a dual purpose: first, everyone is aware of various projects happening in the area, and second, because people from various organizations find they can help each other.