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see scarab beetlescarab beetle
or scarab,
name for members of a large family of heavy-bodied, oval beetles (the Scarabaeidae), with about 30,000 species distributed throughout most of the world and over 1,200 in North America.
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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.
A recent result of this practice of closing our land and roads is the Tumblebug Fire, in which millions of taxpayer dollars were lost fighting a fire that lost all that marketable timber and hundreds of taxpaying jobs the timber would have supported.
In the last two months, most of my time has been in support of fire suppression efforts on both the Canal Creek and Tumblebug fires.
The Tumblebug fire revealed much about the fire and the condition of the U.S.
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 Complex Fire.
Remember, a large area of national forest south of Oakridge has been closed due to the Tumblebug Fire (updates at: www.inciweb.org/incident/1894).