Quemaduras Prescritas

BarM Prescribed Burn to Occur Tomorrow

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.

Read More...

Spaulding/Midland Prescribed Burn to Occur Monday

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.

Read More...

Monighetti Range Improvement Burn to Occur Tomorrow

WHAT: Range Improvement Burn of approximately 220 acres of sage scrub and Oak woodland with grass understory.
WHEN: November 3, depending on conditions. Burning operations will occur on a permissive burn day.
WHERE: Monighetti Ranch, 5.5 miles northeast of Lompoc, 5.5 miles west of Los Alamos, 9 miles south of Orcutt.

Read More...

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.

Read More...