Hancock Forest Management, Weyerhaeuser Columbia Timberlands, Stevenson Land Company, Broughton Lumber Company, Kreps Ranch LLC , Kreps Family LLC , Western Pacific Timber LLC and American Forest Management, Inc. are closing their lands to public entry effective 7-26-14 until further notice. The closure is taking place because of extreme fire danger. The closure is for lands in Klickitat, Skamania, Yakima, Hood River and Wasco counties. Total lands closed are approximately 250,000 acres.
These properties will remain closed to all public entry until Washington State Department of Natural Resources determines the fire danger rating of the Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) is reduced to IFPL 1. Security patrols have been assigned to strictly enforce the closure. It is the public’s responsibility to know whose property they are on.