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Prescribed burns set for WMAs, state park areas

Prescribed burns are taking place this spring on some Nebraska Game and Parks Commission wildlife management areas, state parks and state recreation areas where weather conditions allow.

Burning allows habitat managers to positively impact more acres. Burns will be conducted this spring and those not completed will be attempted this summer or fall, as weather conditions allow.

Burned acres often become more attractive to wildlife species, and for some species, the effect is immediate. The long-term effects on wildlife habitat are much better if prescribed burning is used as a management tool t...


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