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State, feds announce burn plans

Nearly 300 acres on state and U.S. Forest Service land will see prescribed burns in the mountains around Carson Valley during November. The Nevada Division of Forestry will be conducting prescribed burns in North Canyon, near Spooner Lake, in the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park backcountry throughout the month, weather permitting, state officials said Tuesday. Signs will be posted throughout the area when burns are being conducted. Nearly 150 acres will be treated in five separate treatment units. Weather patterns will be monitored for smoke management prior to and during burns. The timing of the burns depends on optimum weather …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 7, 2013 04:57PM Published Nov 6, 2013 05:46PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.