The goals of the Fire Management Program at Whiskeytown is to protect people, property and resources from large, high-intensity wildfires; to reduce the build-up of forest fuels; and to bring fire back into the ecosystem. The Fire Program at Whiskeytown uses many different tools to accomplish these goals...
During summer, children and their families can learn about firefighters and fire at Whiskeytown by attending the Junior Firefighter program at the Oak Bottom Fire Station at 10am on Saturdays. This hands-on program enables kids to touch, see, and even try on firefighting equipment.
To learn more about Fire Management within the National Park System and Elsewhere...
Fire (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov)
[Fire Season] | C-SPAN.org - link to a six-minute documentary film focused on fire management in the United States. Film produced and created by a high school senior based out of Klamath Falls, Oregon!
Last updated: December 14, 2022