The Bureau of Land Management is going to do a prescribed fire.

More than 150 different species of birds depend on wetlands and their habitat, therefore up to 200 acres of land surrounding eight ponds will be treated to create a better environment for waterfowl that are hatching and

The BLM planning prescribed burn, which are situated about 11 miles to the northeast of Alamosa, Colorado. The burn is projected to occur between November 2022 and mid-March 2023, pending weather and fuel moisture conditions. As a result, it's probable that it will take many days, or even several days' worth of days, to complete fire treatments. The operation's schedule will be determined as soon as the weather and fuel moisture are ideal. Throughout the burn, crews will be present. Prescribed fire activities, which help to promote healthy ecosystems, play a significant role in removing items that harm habitats and intensify wildfires. Pond shorelines are burned once every five to ten years to control vegetation, increase the amount of open water for fish, and enhance wildlife habitat.

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