Two Controlled Burns Tuesday: Hald-Strawberry Park and Lithia Park Hillside
On Tuesday, March 7, Ashland Parks and Recreation will manage two controlled burns for community wildfire safety. One will be in Hald-Strawberry Park and another along the Lithia Park hillside east of Ashland Creek and just below Glenview Drive.
Two Locations for Controlled Burn Operations on City Forest Land
Crews will burn piles on city forest lands on Lithia hillside east of Ashland Creek. The location is in town and close to trails near upper Lithia Park.
Dead tree cutting and pile burning are planned for Hald-Strawberry Park
Expected duration of the controlled burning and maintenance work
Burn operations for Lithia hillside will begin at 9:00 am and run until approximately noon.
Hald-Strawberry operations will begin at 8:30 am and continue until 4:30 pm.
Location of areas that could be impacted by smoke and tree cutting
Lithia Hillside Trails east of Ashland Creek, South Pioneer St, Glenview Drive, Fork St, and Ridge Road could be smoky. Please avoid the area if smoke sensitive. Residents in the area should close windows and run HEPA air purifiers as needed.
Hald-Strawberry Park will have periodic smoke and tree falling work could briefly close trails throughout the day. Please avoid the area and use alternative trails if possible. Nearby residents should close windows and run HEPA air purifiers as needed.
See Smokewise Ashland for recommended health actions