Thursday, January 29, 2009

February prescribed burns in Tahoe

Date Sent: Thursday, Jan 29, 2009

Prescribed Fire Operations in Kingsbury Grade Begin Today

Forest Service fuels management crews will be conducting prescribed fire operations in Kingsbury Grade beginning today and continuing through next week, weather permitting.

Residents and travelers can expect to see smoke from prescribed fire project areas.

This and other prescribed fire projects are designed to reduce wildfire risks to communities and critical resources. Smoke management is part of every prescribed fire burn plan, and efforts will be taken to reduce actual or potential smoke impacts on community areas.

To learn more about the efforts to reduce catastrophic wildfire risks in the Tahoe Basin, visit:

To view maps that described current prescribed fire project locations, visit:

Take a few moments to visit an excellent web site and learn
about Prescribed Fire vs. Wildfire at:

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