Cobourg, ON – This spring, experts will return to conduct the ninth season of prescribed burns on the Rice Lake Plains. Partners of the Rice Lake Plains Joint Initiative are hosting a Prescribed Burn open House on March 3rd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Harwood Fire Station (5424 Front St). A presentation will occur at 6:00, with representatives from organizations planning prescribed burns in the County available to answer questions afterwards. ...continue reading "Rice Lake Plains Prescribed Burn Open House scheduled for March 3rd"
Wildfires cause a lot of destruction each summer — there are dramatic videos and pictures in the news every year. So why did the Rice Lake Plains Joint Initiative partner organizations purposely light several fires this spring? ...continue reading "Why Purposely Light Fires?"