Planned Projects

The fire and fuels management program at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks tries to protect ecosystems and communities. This important work is accomplished by restoring fire's natural role in the environment and by reducing hazardous fuels.

Each year, managers prepare an Annual Fuels Treatment Plan that lists all the approved prescribed burns and mechanical fuel reduction projects that will help the parks accomplish goals.

If you are visiting the parks, be aware that fire and smoke can be present at any time. Since the execution of burns depends on air quality, local fire activity, fuel moistures, and weather, the times listed here are estimates only.

Fuels Projects Tables

The table below identifies the planned projects for Calendar Year 2017 and their status. There are 11 projects totaling 2,200 acres. This list is only a guide. It will be updated as projects are completed and/or changed.
Location Unit Name Type Acres Date
Ash Mtn. (11) Ash Mountain Burn 25 Spring 2017
Grant Grove (5) Sequoia Creek Burn 209 Spring 2017
Grant Grove (5) Big Stump Mechanical 87 Spring 2017
Cedar Grove (1,2,3) Cedar East Burn 553 Fall 2017
Cedar Grove (4) Lewis Camp Burn 44 Fall 2017
North Fork (6) Lost Grove Burn 649 Fall 2017
Lodgepole (7) Wuksachi / Wolverton Burn 120 Fall 2017
Marble Fork (8) Sherman A Burn 308 Fall 2017
Marble Fork (9) Upper Sherman Burn 51 Fall 2017
Marble Fork (10) Highway Burn 133 Fall 2017

Click MAP for a general map showing 2017 project locations. The number next to the location above corresponds to number on the map.
The table below identifies the accomplished projects for Calendar Year 2016 and their status. There were 11 projects planned and 9 completed totaling over 1,409 acres
Location Unit Name Type Acres Date
Ash Mountain (10) Ash Mountain Mechanical 8 6/17/2016
Marble Fork (9) Upper Sherman Burn 51 Postponed
Grant Grove (5) Goliath Burn 831 6/17/2016
Grant Grove (3) Wilsonia Mechanical 38 7/4/2016
Marble Fork (8) Lodgepole\Wuksachi Mechanical 5 9/6/2016
Grant Grove (4) Sequoia Creek Burn 262 Postponed
North Fork (6) Dorst Burn 191 10/13/2016
Marble Fork (7) Halstead segment A Burn 686 Postponed
Mineral King (11) Deadwood Burn 278 11/12/2016
Cedar Grove (2) Lewis Camp Burn 56 Postponed
Cedar Grove (1) Bubbs Burn 261 Postponed
Cedar Grove Cedar Grove Housing Mechanical 10 7/15/2016
Grant Grove Grant Grove Piles Mechanical 46 11/4/2016

Click MAP for a general map showing 2016 project locations. The number next to the location above corresponds to number on the map.

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Mailing Address:

47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271

Phone:

(559) 565-3341
Recorded information is available 24 hours a day. Park staff answers calls on weekdays from 8:15 am - 4:15 pm.

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