Calaveras Ranger District Prescribed Burn
Irish Burn Plan 2011
White Pines, CA - Calaveras Ranger District will be conducting a prescribed burn beginning January 17th about one mile north of White Pines. This area was set for a prescribed burn in the weeks following October 31st but none of the 465 acres were burned.
When conditions permit, 50-100 acres will be burned at a time, over the next one to two weeks. The daily size of the burn may vary with weather and fuel conditions, as well as permissible air quality burn days. Smoke may be visible from Hwy 4, with some down canyon drift smoke visible in the evening and early morning.
Irish Understory Prescribed Burn is located at Summit Level Road and between Forest Roads 5N56 and 5N52. The Calaveras Ranger District encompasses approximately 250,000 acres in the northwest portion of the Stanislaus National Forest.
Written by Sabrina Ambler