Prescribed Burn Information

Pile Burning Scheduled This Week

MEDIA ADVISORY February 22, 2021 En Español  Contacts: Andrew Madsen, Public Affairs Officer, Los Padres NF (805) 961-5759 Lyz Bantilan, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara

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Pile Burning Scheduled This Week

MEDIA ADVISORY February 16, 2021 En Español  Contacts: Andrew Madsen, Public Affairs Officer, Los Padres NF (805) 961-5759 Lyz Bantilan, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara

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Sedgwick Reserve Research Burn to Occur Today

WHAT: Research burn of 3 acres of grasses.

WHEN: October 21, 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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Sedgwick Reserve Research Burn Scheduled for This Week

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Fire Department will be conducting a research burn on the Sedgwick Reserve in the Santa Ynez Valley, just east of and adjacent to Figueroa Creek. The goal of this burn is to study the effects of fire behavior on varying rangeland vegetation types and vegetative loads. Approximately three acres of grass of varying height will be burned.

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) staff have reviewed the Smoke Management Plan and provided conditions to minimize smoke impacts in Santa Barbara County. The burn will be conducted when the meteorological conditions are highly favorable to direct smoke away from population centers.

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