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West Side of Ashland Watershed: Controlled Burning Continues at High Elevation

On Wednesday, December 7th, the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest will manage a controlled burn to consume burn piles on behalf of the Ashland Forest Resiliency project. 

Predicted Smoke Impacts: Lowest Priority Level 1
Location of Controlled Burn Panther Peak area in upper watershed near USFS 2060 (west side of the watershed)
Date of Controlled Burn Wednesday, December 7th 
Potential Smoke Impacts
No Candies Trail near the burn area and 2060 Road may have some drifting smoke and smoke could be visible from town if clearing allows
What to do for smoke  Smokewise Ashland has resources to help you stay healthy
More information See project updates on the AFR webpage.
Where is Burning?
See the burn location in the online map, or highlighted in red below. 


Why Burn?
Burning accumulated fuel is an important step to restore forest resilience and prevent severe summer wildfires in our municipal watershed and community. Our top priority when using prescribed fire is the safety and well-being of our community and fire crews. Learn more about how proactive fire planning is used to prioritize our work and guide summer fire response.
Stay in Touch.
  1. Text WATERSHED in the message line to 888777 for non-emergency text notifications about AFR burns
  2. Register for the AFR email list
  3. Follow AFR on Facebook
  4. Find us on Twitter
  5. Learn more on our website

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