LaVA to continue in Mullen scar
Supplemental report says flexibility exists to manage landscape
September 1, 2021
It’s been nearly a year since the Mullen Fire began southeast of Encampment, Wyoming. The fire, which began on the border of the Savage Run Wilderness Area before burning over 176,878 acres in Carbon and Albany counties in Wyoming and Jackson County in Colorado.
The Savage Run Wilderness Area, a part of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, was included for treatment plans in the United States Forest Service’s (USFS) Landscape Vegetation Analysis (LaVA) project. Now, a Supplemental Information Report for the project has been released by the USFS and is available for public review.