Kirby State Forest Prescribed Fires 2022 (Prescribed Fire)


Texas A&M Forest Service is planning for several prescribed burns on Kirby State Forest land during 2022. During the year, a total of 254 acres will be burned on burn units identified as stands 1, 3a, 6, 5, 58, 8 and 9. These burns are designed to meet multiple land management objectives including reducing the accumulation of hazardous fuels, improve forest health, improve access and visibility for forest management activities and improve wildfire habitat. Each prescribed burn unit has defined weather parameters and firing patterns to ensure the objectives for each unit have a high potential for success. Texas A&M Forest Service personnel will monitor all prescribed burns to evaluate achievement of goals and help guide future prescriptions.Stand 1 – 55 acresProposed burning dates: 11/1/2021 – 4/29/2022 Stand 3a – 25 acresProposed burning dates: 11/1/2021 – 4/29/2022Stand 6 – 46 acresProposed burning dates: 10/15/21 – 4/15/2022  Stands 5, 58, 8, 9 – 128 acresProposed…

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