A prescribed burn project has begun this morning on the Coconino National Forest which will produce near Clint’s Well.
The Clint’s Burn Project scheduled today. The project is three miles north of Clint’s Well, near Lake Mary Road.
Prescribed burns are always dependent upon weather and wind conditions, which can differ drastically across the forest. Prescribed burns are also subject to approval from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality as they are coordinated across multiple forests.
MOGOLLON RIM RANGER DISTRICT.
When: Ignitions for the Clint’s Well Project begin Monday (Nov. 13) at approximately 9-9:30 a.m. The estimated duration of this project is one day.
Where: The burn area is three miles north of Clint’s Well, near Lake Mary Road, using Forest Roads 136B, FR 211C, and local topography as boundaries. (34°36'38.99"N, 111°18'50.35"W)
Size: Approximately 450 acres.
Smoke Impacts: Smoke is predicted to move toward the east/northeast and may impact local communities and motorists on Lake Mary Road. Cooling temperatures in the evenings may cause smoke to settle in the Happy Jack area and drain down nearby canyons.
Notifications of upcoming prescribed burns are provided regularly by news releases throughout the season and also by the following online resources:
- Sign up to receive news releases from Coconino NF: www.fs.fed.us/news/subscription.shtml
- Coconino NF’s Inciweb page: http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/unit/303/
- Coconino NF’s Twitter account: www.twitter.com/CoconinoNF
- Coconino NF public website: www.coconinonationalforest.us, (Under News and Events)
- Coconino NF’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/coconinonf
For information on possible road closures or road restrictions associated with prescribed burns, please visit www.az511.gov.