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Pisgah District Planning For A Prescribed Burn - Brevard NC


The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn by mid-April in the Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest.

The Pisgah Ranger District is planning to implement a 1,000-acre prescribed burn along U.S. 276 between the junction of Avery Creek Road and the Coontree Picnic Area.

The burn will likely take place in the next four weeks depending upon weather conditions meeting the requirements of the prescribed burn plan, including temperature, humidity, wind and other fire weather indices.

The purpose of this burn is to reduce fuel build up and improve wildlife habitat....

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