WG Jones State Forest Pres. Fire 2022 (Prescribed Fire)


Texas A&M Forest Service is planning for several prescribed burns to take place on William Goodrich Jones State Forest land during 2022. Burn units identified as management areas F2, F4, F5, F6 and 12 will be burned for a total of 80 acres. 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 wildlife 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. Management Area F6/F5 – 64 acresProposed burning dates: 11/10/2021 – 4/10/2022 Management Area 14/F4/F2 – 16 acresProposed burning dates: 11/10/2021 – 4/10/2022 Nearby residents can expect some lingering smoke…

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