Prescribed burn at South Spit to help restore habitat for endangered bird
This Bureau of Land Management conducted a prescribed burn at South Spit dunes in northern California to reduce European beach grass. The invasive species makes it harder for the Western snowy plover to survive. The bird is listed as "threatened" under the federal Endangered Species Act.
Below: keeping watch
over the burning area.
Above: Discussing tactics
Below: Walking a fire
|Page last updated: 2004-03-11 15:31:17.87|
|Bureau of Land Management
California State Office
2800 Cottage Way, Suite W-1834
Sacramento, CA 95825-1886
(916) 978-4400 -- TDD (916) 978-4419