Helping you stay safe this wildfire season -- and all year long!
Do You Have a Plan?
Do you live or have a cabin in Washakie County?
If so, you’re eligible to get a free Wildfire Mitigation Plan for your property AND you may be eligible for cost-sharing funds. You can click here to download a fillable PDF of our application form or you can contact us to have one sent to you.
About Bighorn Basin Firesmart
We do education and outreach for those living and working in wildfire-prone areas of the Bighorn Mountains and Bighorn Basin of Central Wyoming. Read more here.
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Our latest blog post
May is National Wildfire Awareness Month! According to the National Interagency Fire Center, humans cause an average of 68% of wildfires each year in the United States. Of those human-started fires, 2.8 million acres burn each year. Read more….
Important Information on the Spruce Budworm in the Bighorns
In recent years, spruce budworm activity has increased in all counties in the Wyoming Bighorn Mountains and foresters and land managers are growing concerned. Read more….
Wildfire Outlook for May 2021
Above is the map for the wildfire outlook for May from the National Interagency Coordination Center. You can find the map for June, as well as long-range predictions here.