Air Alerts & Prescribed Burns

Recent News Releases

Air Quality Watch for Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District encourage Santa Barbara County residents to stay aware of local air quality conditions. Wildfires throughout the western United States are producing significant smoke that is being transported around the country, including to our area.

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Air Quality Alert for Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District encourage Santa Barbara County residents to stay aware of local air quality conditions. Wildfires throughout the western United States are producing significant smoke that is being transported around the country, including to our area.

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Air Quality Watch in Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District encourage Santa Barbara County residents to stay aware of local air quality conditions. Wildfires throughout the western United States are producing significant smoke that is being transported around the country, including to our area.

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Recent Prescribed Burns

Prescribed Burns at VSFB Scheduled

WHAT: Research burn of 2 acres of grasses.
WHEN: June 23, depending on conditions. Burning operations will occur on a permissive burn day.
WHERE: Sedgwick Reserve, Santa Ynez Valley, just east of and adjacent to Figueroa Creek.

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