Released On: October 10, 2008
The periodic proscribed burn will be conducted by USFW Mid-Columbia National Wildlife Refuge Complex out of Burbank Wash. The primary purpose of the burn is to control vegetation and noxious weeds in accordance with Reclamation's Integrated Pest Management Plan.
The burn will also be help to improve visual inspections for Reclamation personnel conducting Dam Safety Programs at the facility.
The proscribed burn is scheduled to last about two hours, starting at 10:00 am. Reclamation personnel will monitor the burn site for a couple of days after the event as an additional safety measure.
The burn is dependant upon local weather conditions and may be delayed due to unfavorable conditions. Local fire management entities may be onsite to assist the USFW.
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