Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Northeast Region
2145 Key Wallace Dr
Cambridge, MD 21613
(410) 228-2677

Fire Management at Blackwater

Read our Fire Program report (30KB PDF file) to learn about the history of fire at Blackwater Refuge, as well as to learn about wildfire suppression, fire frequency and behavior, fire effects, and fire management objectives at the Refuge.

In addition, be sure to read the 2005 Scientific Review of the prescribed fire program at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and Fishing Bay Wildlife Management Area (391KB PDF file).

Post-fire growth. Credit: Sid Keiser

Fire Program Fire Management Fire Plan Fire Study Equipment Crew

Last updated: September 30, 2010