Southeast Rim Prescribed Fire
The Southeast Rim Prescribed Fire, conducted in December 2005 and July 2006, was an initial entry burn in an area that has not had an area-wide fire event since 1903. The goals of the Southeast Rim Prescribed Fire were to further the use of fire to mimic natural fire events in the area. The project area consisted of 343 acres.
The Southeast Rim Prescribed Burn is a prescribed fire project conducted to:
The objectives of the Southeast Rim Prescribed Fire included:
Did You Know?
The Harte Ranch section of the North Rosillos Mountains was added to Big Bend National Park in 1987. Property owners Houston H. Harte and Edward H. Harte donated the 67,000 acre ranch to the Texas Nature Conservancy in 1985 with the understanding that it would eventually become part of the park.