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Image of a prescribed fire burn.
The PBA brings people together to conduct prescribed burns by pooling resources; assisting with planning, permitting, prep work, and implementation; and providing training opportunities and resources.

Prescribed Burn Association to Host Informational Session

MARIPOSAUniversity of California Cooperative Extension will host an informational session about the local Prescribed Burn Association (PBA) on the back patio of The Grove House on Monday, November 7, from 5 – 7 p.m.

Image of The Grove House logo. This event will provide an opportunity for community members to interact with PBA members, learn about prescribed fire, and hear about upcoming opportunities to volunteer with the PBA.

The PBA is a group of local landowners, agency partners, and other community members throughout the southern Sierra Nevada that conduct prescribed burns on private lands.

Image of the flyer for the Prescribed Burn Association event. Prescribed burning (also known as prescribed fire) is the use of fire under predetermined conditions to meet a wide range of land management objectives.

Prescribed burning is a cost-effective tool used to reduce fuels and damage from catastrophic wildfires, limit woody encroachment, improve forage for livestock production and wildlife, and manage invasive species.

If you would like more information, please contact Alison Deak by email at aldeak@ucanr.edu or by phone at 209-966-2417.

The Grove House
4993 5th Street
Mariposa, CA 95338

Check out this short video by the Forest Service on prescribed fires.

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