Tag: prescribed burns

A controlled fire occurs on a prairie habitat at Miami Whitewater Forest.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. What happens to a prairie after a prescribed burn and why do we set these controlled fires? Conservation & Parks Technicians Alex and AJ are back at Miami Whitewater Forest to show how the prairie is doing months later.

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Most people associate the month of March with the end of winter and the beginning of spring. However, in the Stewardship Department, we recognize March as the beginning of our prescribed burn season. Prescribed burning is a pre-planned management tool using fire to achieve our management objectives. Historically, fire was a common feature of the […]

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