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Controlled Burn Planned on Wednesday, February 17th near Eastview Trail

Tomorrow, Ashland Forest Resiliency partners plan to do a prescribed burn to remove burn piles in the Eastview Trail area below Four Corners. Eastview Trail will have areas with heavy smoke, please avoid this area. No trails or roads will be closed. Professional fire crews will begin at 9 am. Ashland Forest Resiliency partners and the Rogue River-Siskiyou Mountain Ranger District will manage the controlled burn for increased community wildfire safety. 

Potential Smoke Impact 
  • Smoke will impact Eastview Trail especially in the morning hours on Wednesday, February 17th. 
  • Avoid Eastview Trail due to heavy smoke.
  • Smoke will be visible from parts of Ashland and Interstate 5.
  • Find health precautions for smoke on Smokewise Ashland 
Smokewise Air Purifier Program Open 
As defined by the Center of Disease Control, persons under 15, adults over 65 and those who have pre-existing conditions including heart and lung disease, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are most vulnerable to smoke. If you have household members who are at risk, we encourage you to apply. 

Please apply in either English or Spanish before Midnight on Sunday, February 21st, 2021. If you have difficulty with the electronic application or have questions, please call (541) 552-2218. 
Eastview Trail on Wednesday, February 17th

More Information Ashland Forest Resiliency partners and the community are celebrating 10 years of work in the watershed. Learn more about how controlled burning is restoring forests in Oregon


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