LADWP Controlled Burn Today

LA DWP Conducting Burning

By Arnie Palu
February 25, 2016

The Los Angeles Department of water and power is conducting a controlled burn today between Independence and Big Pine.  Approximately 100 acres are targeted for treatment.  The burn is designed to improve range habitat.   DWP spokesperson Amanda Parsons indicates there was a burn conducted on Wednesday in Bishop near Saunders pond.

Next week a burn is planned in the Blackrock Waterfowl Management Area for habitat improvement.

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Smoke from Wednesday’s burn south of Bishop. Photo by Arnie Palu
LA DWP, controlled burn in Bishop, Blackrock Waterfowl management area