Prescribed Fire

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Prescribed burning will take place at Turnbull this fall to meet refuge management objectives for improving wildlife habitat, reducing hazardous accumulations of vegetation and forest debris and decreasing the amount of unhealthy and overstocked stands of ponderosa pine seedlings and saplings.


This fall, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge may conduct prescribed burns. Depending on weather conditions, burning will occur from late October through February, 2022.  

Please see our prescribed fire news release for further information.