2000 Prescribed Fire, the first at Fort Union Trading Post NHS Paula Andersen
Nature & Science
The park implemented a prescribed fire program in 2000. As part of the management and re-establishment of native grass species, prescribed fire is used to mimic the role that wildfire once played on the prairie.
Fire Management Program Center supplemental website
Did You Know?
The French term engage´ (pronounced on-gah-zay)was applied to 70% of Fort Union's workforce. This group was mostly laborers, many who couldn't read, write or speak English and came from European countries.