Tree Frog Forestry News

Ecosystem restoration burn planned for Centre Hill

By BC Wildfire Service
Government of British Columbia
April 16, 2019
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

The BC Wildfire Service plans to conduct a 36-hectare ecosystem restoration burn in the Centre Hill/Ingram Creek area, about seven kilometres north of Midway.  The exact timing of this burn will depend on weather and site conditions. …This burn will tie into a 27-hectare prescribed burn that was successfully completed in the same location in fall 2018. …Fire is a normal and natural process in many of British Columbia’s ecosystems. The BC Wildfire Service works regularly with land managers to undertake fuel management activities (including the use of prescribed burns), to help reduce the severity of future wildfires and related threats to communities.

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