Pine Park Prescribed Fire 2022 (Prescribed Fire)


Texas A&M Forest Service is planning for prescribed burns to take place at Pine Park during 2022. A total of 10 acres will be burned this year. The unit has a proposed burning date of 11/2021 – 6/16/2022. These burns are designed to meet multiple land management objectives including reducing the accumulation of hazardous fuels, improve forest health, promote longleaf pine regeneration, 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 impacts for short periods during ignition operations. These effects will be mitigated by burning…

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