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Controlled Burn Continues Near Eastview Trailhead

Update 3/22/2018
Three controlled burn locations are planned today as follows:
  • Upper Siskiyou Mountain Park will have a controlled burn conducted by Ashland Parks and Recreation.  No trails will be impacted.
  • Off Quail Run Road in South Tallent, a controlled burn will be managed by Lomakatsi Restoration Project.  Smoke could be visible between Ashland and Talent near Highway 99 and Interstate 5.
  • A controlled burn will continue today, Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 near upper Tolman Creek Road at the Eastview Trailhead (Road 2080-700).   Smoke could impact Eastview Trailhead and should be avoided, however, the trail remains open.  Smoke will be visible from several parts of Ashland including Interstate 5, Ashland Street and Siskiyou BLVD.   
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Eastview Trailhead and Siskiyou Mountain Park

 
Controlled burns to reduce fuels:  decreases  wildfire danger, enhances diverse habitat, protects clean water, and promotes large, old trees.
 
To receive updates on controlled burns please use the following resources:


Why We Burn
Controlled burns
 under the right conditions reduce the risk of severe summer wildfires and dense smoke to protect our forests, water supply, economy, and community. 

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