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Prescribed burning at the Delta Junction Bison Range for habitat enhancement

In coordination with State Forestry, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game will be burning portions of the Panoramic and Gerstle field complexes beginning today May 9, 2018. Burning the cleared fields where aspen and willow regeneration is taking over helps provide enhanced habitat for bison, moose, and grouse. Bison prefer areas where they can […]

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Prescribed burns planned for Delta Junction Bison Range to improve wildlife habitat

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game, in cooperation with State Forestry, plans to again burn the cleared fields in the Panoramic and Gerstle Field Complexes of the Delta Junction Bison Range. The prescribed fires will be implemented when the weather and availability of Forestry staff align with conditions dry enough to carry fire. This […]

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Prescribed Burns Planned for Delta Junction State Bison Range

The prescribed burns planned for the Delta Junction State Bison Range are expected to begin on Saturday, April 22. Weather and wind conditions will be monitored, along with the moisture in the grass fields. Two weather stations at the respective field complexes help managers determine when to ignite the fields. Also, through close coordination with […]

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Little Granite Prescribed burn for moose habitat is cancelled for this spring

(Sutton, AK) – As part of a statewide program to enhance moose habitat, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is coordinating with the Division of Forestry (DOF) to plan and implement a series of mechanical vegetation treatments and prescribed burns. This spring, the department had hoped to burn a 314-acre unit near Sutton at […]

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Little Granite Creek prescribed fire near Sutton is postponed

Sutton, AK at Mile 64 of the Glenn Highway – The Alaska Department of Fish & Game, in coordination with the Alaska Division of Forestry, planned to ignite the Little Granite Creek prescribed fire on Sunday, May 10. However, recent moisture and weather patterns created conditions that are ‘out of prescription’ for the burn. Fire […]

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