Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Rocky Forest Area - Prescribed Fire Update - May 18

Posted on Fri, May 18, 2018


Be sure to extinguish your campfires 

Soak it with water, stir it up and soak it again. The ashes should be cool to the touch.

- STIR IT: spread out the remaining material within fire ring
- SOAK IT: soak the area and ensure both heat and smoke are no longer being produced by the pile. 
- STIR IT AGAIN: Roll the debris over. Using your bare hand, feel for heat while looking for steam. 
A fire is not out until there is absolutely no heat coming from the ashes.




Pending favorable weather conditions, Agriculture and Forestry will begin operations on the Wapiabi prescribed fire on Tuesday May 22, 2018. This prescribed 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. 



Barry A. Shellian RPFT
Area Information Coordinator
Rocky Forest Area
Department of Agriculture and Forestry
P 403.845.8351
May the forest be with you




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