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Cal Fire Planning 3 Prescribed Burns Next Week

MARIPOSA–The Cal Fire Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) has announced they will be conducting 3 prescribed burns next week. The projects will not affect traffic on nearby roads. Please do not report. Beginning on Monday, June 18, a prescribed burn will take place in the Tesoro Viejo community. If weather conditions permit and resources are available, a total of 100 acres will ...

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CAL FIRE to Conduct Prescribed Burn at Grupe Ranch

MARIPOSA–The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s (CAL FIRE) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit will be conducting a prescribed burn on June 11- 14, 2024. The vegetation management burn will take place on the Grupe Ranch located on Oak Grove Road. The prescribed fire will consist of burning 112 acres of annual grass, oak woodland, and sparse brush. The vegetation management fire ...

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Highway 41 Fuels Reduction Project Returns

COARSEGOLD–The California Department of  Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), in cooperation with California Highway Patrol, CAL TRANS, Pacific Southwest Research Station/Fresno State University, private landowners, and San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, aim to reduce large conflagrative fires and high suppression costs, to the citizens of California, by conducting a prescribed burn along the Highway 41 corridor. Historically, this stretch of Highway 41 ...

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Yosemite Prescribed Fire Starts This Week in Wawona

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Yosemite Fire management is preparing to continue prescribed burning operations in the coming days on the Studhorse Units 1 and 2. These are south of the Wawona community and two miles northwest of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. To maintain the safety of park visitors and allow fire management operations to be conducted, there are temporary trail ...

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CAL FIRE to Conduct Prescribed Burn at Grupe Ranch

MARIPOSA–The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s (CAL FIRE) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit will be conducting a prescribed burn on May 14 – 17, 2024. The vegetation management burn will take place on the Grupe Ranch located on Oak Grove Road. The prescribed fire will consist of burning 112 acres of annual grass, oak woodland, and sparse brush. The vegetation management ...

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Mariposa Creek Prescribed Burn This Week

Mariposa – Mariposa County in cooperation with Sierra Foothill Conservancy, the local Prescribed Burn Association, and the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation are currently working to implement key recommendations in the Mariposa Creek Parkway Master Plan, which includes conducting environmental restoration activities in the creek corridor. As part of this restoration, the county and its partners are conducting a controlled burn ...

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Cal Fire Conducting Prescribed Burn November 1st

AHWAHNEE–The Cal Fire Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit will be conducting a vegetation management burn on Wednesday, November 1st, 2023. The burn will take place of Road 619 in Ahwahnee and will consist of annual grass, oak woodland, and heavy brush totaling about 601 acres. Smoke will be visible throughout the day. The management fire will be used to reduce noxious weeds and ...

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Prescribed Burn and Live Fire Training On Highway 41

MADERA COUNTY–Madera County Fire is announcing they will be conducting a prescribed burn and live fire training burn Vegetation Management Project (VMP) near Tesoro Viejo on Wednesday, June 28. The burn is scheduled from approximately 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., dependent on any restrictions set forth by the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and favorable fire weather conditions. ...

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Mariposa Grove Prescribed Burn Continues

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Yosemite Fire and Aviation plans to begin ignitions on a 120-acre prescribed burn in the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park on Tuesday, June 20th. Two days of live firing operations followed by multiple days of patrol and mop-up for this prescribed burn are planned. UPDATE This burn has been canceled due to predicted winds. ...

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Mariposa Grove Prescribed Fire Beginning

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Yosemite National Park fire crews have several prescribed burns planned over the next several weeks. Fire crews will begin burning in Mariposa Grove starting this week as conditions allow. Ignitions are planned to begin today, May 30th, in the early evening and extend into tomorrow. Mariposa Grove Unit 2 is 37 acres, and Mariposa Grove Unit 4 is ...

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