Burn season, Part 2

The longer and colder than normal spring has extended our burn season by several weeks.  Currently, we are projected to be burning into mid to late May, and according to the tentative prescribed burn list, we still have 6 burns scheduled.  If the weather pattern changes soon and in favor of our prescriptions, then our windows of opportunity could increase, allowing us to complete the burns as prioritized on that list before collecting season begins.  Those of you familiar with me, know that I am a strong proponent of prescribed burning, in both ecological restoration, maintenance of natural ecosystems, and removal of aggressive, non-native species. Continue reading “Burn season, Part 2”

Burn season, Part 1

Because spring burning is highly dependent on the weather, I will be posting about prescribed burns at work in a short series of posts.  At this time, we have completed 1 scheduled burn on Prairie Plains Resource Institute preserve lands, and assisted with another burn for Nebraska Game and Parks. Continue reading “Burn season, Part 1”