South Monroe Mountain Prescribed Burn 6/11/2019

Smoke and flames coming from mixed conifer stand on the South Monroe Prescribed fire
Early stage of hand ignitions in unit 15 on June 11, 2019.

Fishlake National Forest – Richfield Ranger District begins hand ignitions on the South Monroe Mountain Prescribed Fire Project, and will continue as weather conditions allow.  Today’s efforts will focus on black lining/buffering Unit 15 (see attached map), to secure future burning of additional units within the project boundary. This installment is a continuation of the Monroe Mountain Aspen Ecosystem Restoration Project.

South Monroe Rx Project Map, Richfield Ranger District-Fishlake National Forest

The project is located on Monroe Mountain near Rock Springs, Big Table, and Manning Creek, approximately five miles west of Greenwich and seven miles east of Marysvale, Utah. 

If prescribed conditions are favored, additional burning will take place throughout the coming weeks. Please see attached information sheet and map for additional information. 

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