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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

Forest Service to conduct a prescribed burn in Augusta County March 21 Released: 3/21/2022
 The 1,118-acre Elkhorn prescribed burn unit located on Elkhorn Mountain is approximately four miles southwest of Stokesville. For your safety, please follow posted signs and comply with road...
Forest Service to conduct a prescribed burn operation near Hot Springs, VA Released: 3/21/2022
 Location: An approximately 300-acre section of the Porters Mill burn area will be burned in preparation for burning the larger unit later this spring. The area is located four miles southeast of...
Prescribed burn operation in Wise County, VA planned for Monday, March 21 Released: 3/18/2022
 Location: A portion of the control lines around the Cable Gap burn unit will be burned in preparation for burning the larger unit later this spring. The unit is located three miles northeast of...
Forest Service plans prescribed burns to reduce risk of wildfire and improv Released: 3/18/2022
 Release Date: Mar 18, 2022Contact(s): Mary YonceThe USDA Forest Service will begin conducting prescribed burns in Augusta, Bath and Rockingham Counties, VA, between March and late May 2022....
Forest Service to conduct a prescribed burn in Giles Co. March 4 Released: 3/3/2022
 Location: This prescribed burn includes sub-units two and four of the Kelly Flats burn area, totaling 190 acres.  It is located north of Big Stony Road (State Route 635), northwest of the Glen...
Mount Rogers NRA to conduct prescribed burn on March 4, 2022 Released: 3/3/2022
 Location: The 116-acre White Top burn unit is located 2.7 miles southeast of Konnarock, VA, two miles southeast of Big Hill, VA, and 2.8 miles northeast of Whitetop, VA. Mud Creek Lane (Forest...
Forest Service to conduct prescribed burn March 3 in Alleghany CO Released: 3/3/2022
Location: The northern 40-acre sub-unit of the Tri-County prescribed burn unit includes portions of Green Pastures Recreation Area and is located two tenths of a mile southeast of I-64 in Alleghany...
Forest Service plans to conduct prescribed burn March 3 in Page County Released: 3/3/2022
 Location:  The 275-acre Moody Tract burn area is located along the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, approximately one mile from the town of Rileyville and eight miles north of Luray.Date and...
Forest Service conducts prescribed burn - adjacent to Caldwell Fields Released: 3/2/2022
March 1, 2022 – Blacksburg, VA Location: The 61-acre liatris prescribed burn area is located near Caldwell Fields recreation area and to the southeast of County Road 621. This project is one of...
Prescribed burn tomorrow, March 1, in Caldwell Fields, Montgomery County Released: 2/28/2022
 February 28, 2022 – Blacksburg, VA Location:  This 46-acre burn will take place in the grassy fields of the Caldwell Fields Group Campground and Day Use Area located between Craig Creek Road...