Prescribed Burn Notification: February 13, 2023
TWO PROJECT AREAS:
1) West Bear All-Lands Restoration Project – Near Holton Rd, Talent
Lomakatsi has received clearance from Oregon Department of Forestry to conduct controlled pile burning on private land near Holton Rd outside Talent, OR. Up to 45 acres will be completed today.
This effort is within the West Bear All-Lands Restoration Project, a project of Rogue Forest Partners, to reduce the risk of severe wildfire to communities and ecosystems in the wildland urban interface west of Bear Creek and the I-5 corridor, from Talent to Jacksonville. Learn more at rogueforestpartners.org.
2) Prescription for Safety Project – Near Ruch, Applegate Valley
Lomakatsi has received clearance from Oregon Department of Forestry to conduct controlled pile burning on private land in the Applegate Valley outside of Ruch, OR, near Sterling Creek Road. Up to 20 acres will be completed today.
This effort is part of the Prescription for Safety Project, a collaboration between Southern Oregon Forest Restoration Collaborative, OSU Extension, Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands, Lomakatsi, Applegate Watershed & Partnership Council, the Bureau of Land Management and Oregon Department of Forestry to help landowners complete critical work that will contribute to the safety of the community by providing safe evacuation routes, pretreated fire lines, and anchors for prescribed burns. Learn more at https://mysouthernoregonwoodlands.org/prescriptions-for-safety/.