Controlled Burns


CONTROLLED BURNS PROTECT OUR COMMUNITY
Once again this fall, Ashland Forest Resiliency will put controlled burns to work for community benefit in the forests and woodlands around Ashland. Scientific studies show forest thinning followed by controlled burning is the most effective way to reduce wildfire impacts to our town and water supply.  Professional teams plan controlled burns during favorable weather that minimizes smoke impacts on our community.

  
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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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