PANTHER JUNCTION VISITOR CENTER TEMPORARY CLOSURE
The Panther Junction Visitor Center will be closed Tuesday May 28 and Wednesday May 29 for needed maintenance. Information, backcountry permits, and entrance fee payments can be taken care of at the Chisos Basin Visitor Center.
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:
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