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Tick Draw Prescribed Fire

Size: 1447 acres

Date(s): October 3, 2005

Primary Goals

  1. Increase relative cover of native grasses.
  2. Increase relative cover of native forbs.
  3. Increase new stem density of native woody species.
  4. Maintain survival of 3-5 year age class of native woody species.

Prescribed Fire Monitoring Report

Location of Tick Draw prescribed fire.

Hose needed to be carried across Sage Creek to build a hose lay.

Ignition and holding forces work together along the perimter.

The fire burns through a juniper draw.

An ignition team works along Sage Creek Road, which served as the south perimeter of the unit.

Good fire behavior is observed in a patch of shrubs.


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