Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Rocky Forest Area - Prescribed Fire Update - May 23

Posted on Wed, May 23, 2018

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Temperatures are slowly heating up in the Rocky Forest Area driving the wildfire danger up to VERY HIGH. There is still a FIRE ADVISORY in place which means safe campfires are allowed but remember to be safe and fully extinguish your campfire. Soak the ashes, stir them and soak them again until they are cool to the touch.  

Over the May Long Weekend, the Rocky Forest Area had 11 wildfires, all of which are now extinguished. Thank you to all those who helped do their part to prevent wildfires.

Wildfire Situation   |   May 23, 2018 5:00 pm
  • There are currently no wildfires in the Rocky Forest Area.
  • Since March 1, 2018 there has been 22 wildfires.

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Agriculture and Forestry continued to burn the Wapiabi prescribed fire today. This prescribed fire will establish fuel break in the area and improve ungulate habitat.PF_Chungo_Wapiabi_ Mar18

The Bighorn, Sunkay and Wapiabi Caves trails will be closed to the public during starting May 22nd. 

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Provincial Information Officer
Rocky Forest Area
Department of Agriculture and Forestry
P 780-420-1968
May the forest be with you