Fall 2017 Prescribed Fires Photographs

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Fall 2017 Prescribed Fires Photographs

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Captain Joe James ignites the leaves during the beginning of the Hobart Prairie Prescribed Fire.

Hobart Prairie Grove
Posted on: 12/04/17 02:47 pm

Firefighters on the east side of the Mnoke Prairie prescribed fire observing fire behavior to make sure desired goals are achieved.

Mnoke Prairie
Posted on: 12/04/17 02:37 pm

Prairie fires need more intensity and heat than a regular oak-savanah woodlands in order to achieve our desired effects. In this case, we need intense fire to kill the saplings and other trees trying to encroach on the prairie

Mnoke Prairie
Posted on: 12/04/17 02:37 pm

Firefighter watches prescribed fire near campground restrooms.

Dunewood Campground
Posted on: 12/04/17 02:27 pm

Firefighter observing smoke from pile burn.

Firefighter observing smoke from pile burn.
Posted on: 11/14/17 03:38 pm

Debris pile burning near park structure.

Pile Burning
Posted on: 11/09/17 01:34 pm

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