Indiana Dunes National Park
National Park Service
Porter, IN 46304
Weather permitting, staff from the Great Lakes Fire Management Zone based at Indiana Dunes National Park, plan to conduct the 181 acre Hobart Prairie Grove Prescribed Fire on Thursday, December 2.
The area to be burned is on the west side of Lake George, south of 48th Ave, east of Liverpool Road, and north of 61st Ave.
Crews plan to start between 11am and noon. Smoke is expected to raise out of the area to the east and south east and should not impact any roads or neighborhoods.
A web map of the are can be found here: https://bit.ly/INDUFall2021Fires
Prescribed fire at Hobart Prairie Grove is part of the park's long term restoration of the area to it's natural Bur Oak/White Oak forest type.
Follow the park on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/IndianaDunesNPS for updates.
The original press release can be found here: https://www.nps.gov/indu/learn/news/four-prescribed-burns-planned-for-the-fall-at-national-park.htm