Lake Waco Wetlands Prescribed Fires 2022 (Prescribed Fire)


Texas A&M Forest Service is planning for prescribed burns to take place at Davey Dogwood Park during 2022. Two burn units identified as Cell 1 & 2 and Cell 3 & 4 will be burned for a total of 138 acres. Cell 1 & 2 – 62 acresProposed burning dates: 11/2021 – 3/2022 Cell 3 & 4 – 76 acresProposed burning dates: 11/2021 – 3/2022 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. Nearby residents can expect some lingering smoke effects overnight after the burns and may see some moderate to heavy smoke…

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