prescribed burns

Mt Pisgah Arboretum

That smoke you’re seeing and probably smelling over Eugene-Springfield right now? It’s not a wildfire – just a prescribed burn at Mount Pisgah.

Douglas Forest Protective Association

Cooling temperatures and increased precipitation means prescribed burns will soon be allowed again throughout Douglas County. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports this can help to prevent wildfires.

Ecological Burn Planned at Buford Park

Sep 30, 2015
Mt Pisgah Arboretum

Prescribed ecological burns are planned at Mt. Pisgah near Eugene-Springfield over the next month, starting as early as Thursday.  

Prescribed Burns To Begin In Douglas County

Sep 8, 2015
article.wn.com

Smoke will soon be returning to Douglas County, only this time, it won't be from a wildfire. Farmers will be utilizing *prescribed burns to prepare fields and pastures for next spring. Prescribed burns help remove noxious weeds, insects, and diseased plants, and they help firefighters by reducing the buildup of brush and other flammable vegetation. The effects on populated areas should be minimized by allowing burns only to take place when conditions are appropriate and weather patterns favorable.