High Park is burning

Controlled fires set to help regenerate oak savanna ecosystem

Controlled fires set to help regenerate oak savanna ecosystem

City forestry officials had fires set at four locations throughout High Park to help regenerate the natural oak savanna ecosystem. These prescribed burns benefit native plants and animals by removing exotic plants and grasses and returning essential nutrients to the soil.

All photos by Francis Crescia


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Posted: Apr 19 2011 4:30 pm
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