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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 plans controlled burns in Botetourt, Craig, Montgomery and P Released: 2/28/2022
 BLACKSBURG, VA -February 28, 2022 — The USDA Forest Service will be conducting controlled burns as soon as Tuesday, March 1, and continuing into late spring. Controlled burns help keep the public...
Forest Service to conduct prescribed burn in Wythe County tomorrow, March 1 Released: 2/28/2022
Location:  3.5 miles north of Rural Retreat, Virginia and 3.5 miles north of Interstate 81. Date and Time:  Forest Service fire specialists will begin the 286-acre burn tomorrow, March 1, 2022 as...
Forest Service to Conduct Prescribed Burns in the Clinch Ranger District Released: 2/28/2022
 NORTON, VA -February 28, 2022 — The USDA Forest Service will begin conducting prescribed burns near communities of Appalachia, Pound, Big Stone Gap, and Exeter, in Wise County, VA and Jenkins in...
Prescribed burns planned in Amherst, Augusta and Bedford Counties Released: 2/25/2022
 Natural Bridge Station, VA -February 25, 2022- The USDA Forest Service will begin conducting spring season prescribed burns in Amherst, Augusta and Bedford Counties as early as February. Prescribed...
Prescribed burns planned in Mount Rogers National Recreation Area Released: 2/14/2022
 Marion, Va, February 14, 2022 — The USDA Forest Service will begin conducting prescribed burns near Rural Retreat in Wythe County, and near Konnarock, VA in  Grayson County ,as soon as this...
Forest plans prescribed burns in Bath and Alleghany Counties this spring Released: 2/14/2022
 Hot Springs, Va. February 14, 2022- The USDA Forest will begin conducting spring season prescribed burns in Bath and Alleghany Counties as early as February. Prescribed burns improve wildlife...