Schulz Tract Prescribed Fires 2022 (Prescribed Fire)

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Texas A&M Forest Service is planning for a prescribed burn to take place on the Schulz Tract during 2022. Owned by Texas A&M Forest Service, a total of 208 acres will be burned on units identified as unit 1, 2, 3 and 4. The units have a proposed burning date of 11/2021 – 5/2022. 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…

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