Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park staff have announced a prescribed burn in the Redwood Grove this Tuesday, May 9.
60 brush piles 6′ x 6′ in size will be ignited throughout the grove. The burn is part of the park’s management effort to reduce the fuel load in the old-growth forest and restore habitat. Staff and fire crews will be onsite for the duration of the burn.
Air quality will likely be affected.
(Photo via Santa Cruz Mountains State Parks)