Tag: Prescribed Burn

  • The 2013 Prescribed Burn in High Park

    We had the amazing opportunity to watch part of this year’s controlled burn here in High Park. The rare Black Oak Savannah habitat found in the Park was once subject to frequent forest fires.  The native plants in the Black Oak Savannah have adapted over thousands of years to survive these regular forest fires. The fires […]

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  • Prescribed Burn in High Park

    If you noticed the smoke coming from the west end on Thursday then you saw the prescribed burn done here in High Park.  Almost every spring the Black Oak Savannah gets a small, controlled dose of forest fire to keep it healthy and help it regenerate. The Black Oak Savannah is a rare type of […]

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