September 8-Prescribed Burn Info Meeting

The public is invited to attend CPNRD’s Prescribed Burn Information Meeting to be held on Thursday, September 8 from 10:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. @ the Nebraska Barn & Grill in Gothenburg, NE. There is no cost to attend & buffet lunch is sponsored.  RSVP no later than Sept. 6th for lunch count with Marcia Lee at (308) 385-6282, lee@cpnrd.org; or Teri Edeal at (308) 325-1056.

AGENDA FOR SEPTEMBER 8

10:30  Welcome & Introduction- David Carr, CPNRD
10:45  Central Platte Rangeland Alliance Information, Process of Getting Ready- Mark Alberts, Landowner
11:15  Burn Benefits and CPNRD Grassland Conservation Program- David Carr
11:45  Sponsored Lunch
12:15  Prescribed Burn Information/NRCS- Teri Edeal, NRCS
1:15   Optional Outside Burn Unit Site Visit

OPTIONAL SITE VISIT

The outside site burn unit visit will show the areas that were burned this spring including what the pastures looked like prior to the prescribed burns and the dramatic results after the burns. Participants will see firsthand how fire affects pastures and cedar trees.

To RSVP and/or for questions, contact Teri Edeal at (308) 325-1056 or Mark Alberts at (308) 529-0642.

For more information on CPNRD’s Prescribed Fire Program click here.