Prescribed burning on Eagle Lake Ranger District
Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 — The Eagle Lake Ranger District of the Lassen National Forest is planning on burning near Bidwell Springs, along the border of the Eagle Lake and Hat Creek Ranger districts, as follows:
•Descriptive location: Bidwell Underburn — north of Butte Creek campground, off Forest Road 32N21
•Legal location: T32N/R6E/sections 15 and 22
•Type of burn: Broadcast-primarily Ponderosa pine litter with patches of bitterbrush and sagebrush
•Total acreage: 220 acres
•Planned initiation: Sunday, Oct. 27 or Monday, Oct. 28
•Duration of ignition: Total of 2 days
•Duration of smoke production: Three to five days after completion of the burn units
•Estimated direction of smoke travel: Primarily east to northeast
•Communities or smoke-sensitive areas: Smoke will be visible from Highway 44. However, the project should have no significant impacts to communities due to the burn size and location.
Agency contacts: Chuck Lewis at 257-4188 or Dustan Mueller at 257-4188.
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