That lightning-caused blaze burned almost 15,000 rugged acres south of Oakridge and west of the Diamond Peak Wilderness in the Echo and Tumblebug creek drainages.
The Tumblebug Fire area is an epicenter for bull trout recovery in the region.
Wildfires such as the Tumblebug are one consequence of not actively managing our forests.
One answer might be to compare the condition of the remains of the Tumblebug Fire with another area of the Willamette: the Jim's Creek restoration project.
As I write, the Tumblebug
complex is still not contained, but the rains have stopped the progression of the fire.
fire revealed much about the fire and the condition of the U.
The skies above Oakridge cleared up Monday, offering some relief to asthma sufferers who've either had to stay indoors or head to the hospital in recent days thanks to particulate spikes from the nearby Tumblebug
Remember, a large area of national forest south of Oakridge has been closed due to the Tumblebug
Fire (updates at: www.