Tag: Prescribed Burn

COVID-19 Causes Postponements on New Prescribed Fire Ignitions on National Forest Lands in California

The U.S. Forest Service has announced that they’re going to postpone all new prescribed burns until further notice due to the Coronavirus. The canceled fire ignitions in California include burns in Six Rivers and Mendocino National Forests. The U.S. Forest Service works in coordination with local and state health organizations when planning and managing prescribed …

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Prescribed burns planned for Mount Pinos Ranger District

Firefighters in the Los Padres National Forest are launching a series of prescribed burns over the next several months to get rid of brush on the Mount Pinos Ranger District. That area includes a small portion of Santa Barbara County. Firefighters will be burning piles of brush that have already been cut down. The prescribed …

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Fall prescribed burns planned on Plumas National Forest

The Plumas National Forest is planning to conduct a number of prescribed burns this fall to reduce hazardous fuels, and improve ecosystem health. Planned projects include burning piled materials, low to moderate intensity understory burns of vegetation on the forest floor, and moderate to high intensity broadcast burning of brush. The goals of these projects …

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Prescribed Burning Season Begins on Mendocino National Forest

The Mendocino National Forest is once again entering prescribed burning season. The public may notice smoke in various parts of the forest during the next few months as part of the continued commitment to protect communities and natural resources from wildfires. Forest visitors, including hunters, are asked to be aware of their surroundings and watch …

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Prescribed Burn Planned Near Angelus Oaks April 8th, 2013

The Forest Service has scheduled a 120 acre burn starting as early as April 8, 2013 near Angelus Oaks as part of the Angelus Oaks Fuel Reduction project.  The burn is to take place near Forest Road 1N12 (north of Angelus Oaks), and smoke will be visible along State Route 38 (and, certainly, other part of the forest communities as …

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