Prescribed Burn Information

Pile Burn Scheduled Next Week

The Los Padres National Forest has tentatively scheduled a prescribed burn at Figueroa Mountain and various administrative sites on forest lands (Campgrounds, Trailheads, and Fire Stations) with a burn window of February 16 through April 30. The goal of the series of one-day burns is to reduce the risk of wildfire. Prescribed, or planned, fires typically burn less intensely than wildfires. Prescribed burns can help prevent the spread of wildfires and can reduce impacts to watersheds that can result in soil loss and sedimentation.

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Figueroa Mountain Project and Administrative Sites Pile Burning Starting This Week, Scheduled Through Spring

The Los Padres National Forest has tentatively scheduled a prescribed burn at Figueroa Mountain and various administrative sites on forest lands (Campgrounds, Trailheads, and Fire Stations) with a burn window of February 16 through April 30. The goal of the series of one-day burns is to reduce the risk of wildfire. Prescribed, or planned, fires typically burn less intensely than wildfires. Prescribed burns can help prevent the spread of wildfires and can reduce impacts to watersheds that can result in soil loss and sedimentation.

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Spaulding/Midland Prescribed Burn to Continue Wednesday

WHAT: State-approved Vegetation Management Program burn of approximately 500 acres of chaparral, sage scrub, and Oak Woodland with grass understory.
WHEN: December 7-10, depending on conditions. This burn will occur over 3-4 days. Burning operations may or may not occur on consecutive days, depending on conditions. If burning does not occur on consecutive days, an additional day-before media advisory will be distributed. Burning operations will occur on permissive burn days.
WHERE: Spaulding/Midland area, approximately 3 miles north of Los Olivos.

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Painted Cave Pile Burn Project Planned

WHAT: State-approved Vegetation Management Program burn of approximately 500 acres of chaparral, sage scrub, and Oak Woodland with grass understory.
WHEN: December 7-10, depending on conditions. This burn will occur over 3-4 days. Burning operations may or may not occur on consecutive days, depending on conditions. If burning does not occur on consecutive days, an additional day-before media advisory will be distributed. Burning operations will occur on permissive burn days.
WHERE: Spaulding/Midland area, approximately 3 miles north of Los Olivos.

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BarM Prescribed Burn to Occur Thursday

WHAT: State-approved Vegetation Management Program burn of approximately 500 acres of chaparral, sage scrub, and Oak Woodland with grass understory.
WHEN: December 7-10, depending on conditions. This burn will occur over 3-4 days. Burning operations may or may not occur on consecutive days, depending on conditions. If burning does not occur on consecutive days, an additional day-before media advisory will be distributed. Burning operations will occur on permissive burn days.
WHERE: Spaulding/Midland area, approximately 3 miles north of Los Olivos.

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Spaulding/Midland Prescribed Burn to Occur Thursday, Friday, and Possibly Saturday

WHAT: State-approved Vegetation Management Program burn of approximately 500 acres of chaparral, sage scrub, and Oak Woodland with grass understory.
WHEN: December 7-10, depending on conditions. This burn will occur over 3-4 days. Burning operations may or may not occur on consecutive days, depending on conditions. If burning does not occur on consecutive days, an additional day-before media advisory will be distributed. Burning operations will occur on permissive burn days.
WHERE: Spaulding/Midland area, approximately 3 miles north of Los Olivos.

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BarM Prescribed Burn CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WHAT: State-approved Vegetation Management Program burn of approximately 406 acres of sage scrub and Oak Woodland with grass understory.
WHEN: November 11-12, depending on conditions. This will be a two-day burn. Burning operations may or may not occur on consecutive days, depending on conditions. If burning does not occur on consecutive days, an additional day-before media advisory will be distributed. Burning operations will occur on permissive burn days.
WHERE: BarM Ranch (also known as Barham Ranch), 4 miles southeast of Los Alamos.

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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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