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Oregon / Washington

All Prescribed Burns

Prescribed fire (controlled burn) is used to reduce the risk of large catastrophic wildfires and increase public and firefighter safety, as well as meet a variety of resource management objectives. This planned ignition allows agencies to reduce hazardous fuels and restore habitat and ecosystems. Three general types of prescribed fire are pile burning, understory/under burning, and broadcast burning. Any controlled burning must first get clearance from smoke management officials at the Oregon Department of Forestry or the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

For more information and background on the prescribed burns program at the Oregon/Washington BLM office visit our prescribed burn background information page

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Districts With Scheduled Burns

Completed prescribed burns for current year

Project Name Completed Date Type of Burn # of Acres District
Salt Creek March 8th, 2015 Underburn 80 Medford
Althouse Sucker 11-15 February 24th, 2015 Broadcast 11 Medford
Grizzly Mtn Comm Site January 12th, 2015 Pile 5 Coos Bay
Lower Thompson February 18th, 2015 Underburn 80 Medford
Middle Thompson February 21st, 2015 Underburn 80 Medford
Heppsie January 12th, 2015 Pile 225 Medford
O' Lickety February 1st, 2015 Pile 100 Medford
Miller Forest January 12th, 2015 Pile 65 Medford
Bobar February 24th, 2015 Underburn 305 Medford

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