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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Shasta-Trinity National Forest begins prescribed burning program

 The Shasta-Trinity National Forest is implementing its fall/winter/spring prescribed burning program.

Updates: 
  • 2/8/12 Forest Updates
    Released: 23 hrs. ago
    The TRMU is burning today on East Branch I for 5 acres. The location is T34N, R9W, S30. Please contact the district for additional information at 530-623-2121.The NRA is burning today at Turntable...
  • 2/7/12 Prescribed Burning Updates
    Released: 2 days ago
    The TRMU is burning today at East Branch I for approximately 3 acres. The location is T34N, R9W, S30. Please contact the District for additional information at 530-623-2121.The SMMU is burning today...
  • 2/6/12 Nra Updates
    Released: 3 days ago
    The NRA will be burning in two locations today: Goat Project at T34N, R4W, S28 for 5 acres and Snowbird Project at T35N, R5W, S2 for 1 acre. Please contact the district for additional information at...

 The forest consists of 7 ranger districts and one national recreation area that fall under 4 management units.South Fork Management Unit: Yolla Bolla Ranger District and Hayfork Ranger District (abbreviated as SFMU)
Trinity River Management Unit: Big Bar Ranger District and Weaverville Ranger District (abbreviated as TRMU)
Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area and Shasta Lake Ranger District: (abbreviated as NRA and SLRD)
Shasta McCloud Managment Unit: Mt. Shasta Ranger District and McCloud Ranger District (abbreviated as SMMU)
Currently, burning is occurring on all four management units. Locations for all burning projects on all units are noted under "News".
Please check back for new information as we continue our prescribed burning program. Burning locations and specific contacts will be posted under "Announcements". Maps and photos will be updated and posted as the units progress with their prescribed fire locations.

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