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GWJ National Forest Prescribed Burns

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George Washington & Jefferson National Forests
U.S. Forest Service
Virginia
Roanoke, VA 24019

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News Releases — GWJ National Forest Prescribed Burns

Prescribed burn planned in Wise County, VA April 14 through April 15 Released: 4/14/2022
April 14, 2022Location: Cable Gap burn unit is located three miles northeast of Pound, VA, 2.7 miles southeast of  Jenkins, KY and approximately 1.8 miles southwest of Gaskins and Burdine, KY Date...
Forest Service to conduct prescribed burn on Grindstone Mountain in Augusta Released: 4/12/2022
Location:  The 827-acre Grindstone burn unit is located on Grindstone Mountain in Augusta County, one mile west of Stokesville, VA.Date and Time:  Fire specialists will begin the prescribed burn on...
Forest Service to conduct prescribed burn in Wise County, Va. April 11 Released: 4/10/2022
Location: The High Butte burn unit is located in the Keokee Lake area, approximately ten miles southwest of Appalachia, VA, 2.8 miles southeast of Keokee, VA, two miles south of Exeter, VA, and 4.75...
Prescribed burn planned in Wise Co., VA and Letcher CO., KY April 11-12 Released: 4/8/2022
Location: North Fork Pound burn unit located two miles west, northwest of Pound, VA and 3.2 miles south of Jenkins, KY. Date and Time: Forest Service fire specialists are planning to begin the 5,033...
Forest Service to conduct prescribed burn in Wise County, Va. on April 10 Released: 4/8/2022
Location: Cable Gap burn unit is located three miles northeast of Pound, VA, 2.7 miles Southeast of Jenkins, KY and approximately 1.8 miles southwest of Gaskins and Burdine, KY. Date and Time:...
Forest Service to conduct prescribed burn near Hot Springs, VA April 4 Released: 4/4/2022
 Location:  The burn area is located two miles southeast of Hot Springs, VA and includes approximately 2,200 acres of the Porter’s Mill burn unit and the north Big Wilson burn unit.  Date and...
Forest Service plans to conduct prescribed in Shenandoah County on April 4 Released: 4/4/2022
Location:  The 600-acre Waonaze burn unit is located in Fort Valley on Green Mountain.  Peters Mill Run Trail (#433/Forest State Road 1702) borders the burn on the west and Kings Crossing (FSR...
Prescribed burn operations planned in Wise County, VA for April 3-4 Released: 4/2/2022
 Location: Portions of the control lines around two prescribed fire units near Pound, VA will be burned in preparation for burning the larger units later this spring. The Cable Gap unit is located...
Prescribed burn operations planned in Wise County, VA March 28- March 30 Released: 3/25/2022
 Location: Portions of the control lines around two prescribed fire units near Pound, VA will be burned next week in preparation for burning the larger units later this spring. The Cable Gap unit is...
Forest Service to a conduct prescribed burn near New Castle, VA in Craig C Released: 3/21/2022
 Location: The 302-acre Mill Creek Unit 1 prescribed burn will take place east of Fenwick Mines Recreation Area in Craig County, Virginia.  Date and Time: The Forest Service will begin ignitions...