The U.S. Forest Service manages approximately 675,000 acres of public land in Texas. This land is divided into four National Forests in east Texas and the Caddo-Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands in northeast Texas. [Read more]
Thursday - April 24, 2014 - Controll Burns
The Sam Houston N.F. will be conducting a 714-acre controlled burn today in Compartments 22 in Walker County. The burn area is located near FS Road 208 @ FM 1791 (Just East of FM 1791, north side of FSR 208)
If you have questions or concerns about this burn, please call the Sam Houston Ranger District office at 936-344-6205.
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The Davy Crockett N.F. will be conducting two controlled burns today. The largest burn is 2022 acres (C-14) and is located just east of Burrantown in Houston County. With southerly winds, smoke will move north towards SH 21 but should not impact travel. There are several red-cockaded clusters in the burn unit.
The second smaller burn is 182 acres (C-35) located near Center Hill and adjacent to FM 1733 in Houston County. Smoke may impact FM 1733 for a short time. There are also red-cockaded clusters in this compartment.
As always, if you encounter smoke on the travel way, slow down, use your low beams and drive cautiously.
If you have questions or concerns about this burn, please call the Davy Crockett Ranger District office at 936-655-2299.
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