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2010-02-18 09:06:00

Project will address safety for nearby communities; preserve Barrens unique habitat STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb.

2009-05-07 08:40:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the window of opportunity set to close May 8, Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced the agency is postponing until 2010 plans to conduct a controlled burn on the Scotia Barrens on State Game Land 176 in Patton Township, Centre County.

2009-03-06 13:00:00

Project will address safety for nearby communities; preserve Barrens unique habitat STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today outlined detailed plans for conducting a controlled burn on the Scotia Barrens on State Game Land 176 in Patton Township, Centre County, to improve habitat conditions within this unique ecosystem.

2008-10-02 18:00:14

It's been a good burn: Three years after the more dangerous parts of the Santa Fe Watershed underwent a thinning of the masses of small trees clumped together like so much tinder, the Forest Service recently got the go-ahead from state and federal officialdom for a controlled burn in the canyon.

2008-10-01 09:00:22

Fire officials will spark a 1,068-acre prescribed burn in Box Elder County later this week. Fire crews will prepare the area -- located near the ranching community of Lynn, Utah -- by burning a perimeter to establish a blackline.

2008-09-22 09:00:30

By Journal Staff Report A prescribed burn is scheduled to begin in the Jemez Mountains on Monday. The burn area is located on Peggy Mesa directly east of Pajarito Peak, approximately 8 miles northwest of Jemez Pueblo and 7 miles southwest of Jemez Springs. The burn, which could run through Oct.

2008-09-16 09:00:28

The Fillmore Ranger District will be conducting a prescribed burn in the Horse Hollow area of Fishlake National Forest, starting the first week of October and continuing through December, U.S. Forest Service officials said Friday.

2008-09-15 15:00:17

By Journal Staff Report Burning of piles of forest-thinning material in the Santa Fe Watershed is expected to start this week, if the weather remains dry, according to the National Forest Service. The burning may take as long as 10 days to complete.

2008-08-27 09:00:00

By Shira Schoenberg State officials will burn about 40 acres near the Concord Municipal Airport in order to manage forests and protect a rare species.

2008-08-06 15:00:27

By Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard, Butte Aug. 6--Federal land managers have pulled a controlled burning project on more than 900 acres of sagebrush and grassland near the mouth of Birch Creek after environmentalists sued to halt the burn.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.