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
While wildfires can certainly be scary, these steps can protect children both physically and emotionally. Even though we are at the beginning of our fire season here in the Bighorn Basin, this is a good time to catch up and start preparing for what could be a more active August and September. 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….
Red Flag Warnings!
Red Flag Warning for Washakie, Hot Springs, and Johnson Counties for Friday, July 10, 2020. The NWS says there will also be elevated fire danger on Sunday and Monday.