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County at risk of intense wildfire season, June 3, 2019

Wildfire responders in Western Washington — including Skagit County — are preparing for a particularly bad wildfire season.

With less precipitation than normal so far in 2019 and snowpack in the North Cascades depleting rapidly, conditions are already abnormally dry and much of the western side of the state has been declared in or at risk of drought.

Read more about Skagit County’s preparations for wildfire season, and how Skagit Conservation District is part of that effort, by following the link below. 

Source: County at risk of intense wildfire season | Skagit Valley Herald