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Prescribed burns planned for Rock Creek Station SHP

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Rock Creek Station State Historical Park in Jefferson County will conduct several prescribed burns on tallgrass prairie and forested areas within the park in the coming weeks. The objectives of the burns are to enhance the growth of native grasses and reduce non-native and woody vegetation, protecting prairie and woodland habitats. The burns also will reduce standing and dead vegetation, helping prevent the potential for destructive wildfires. The grasses will regenerate quickly following the burns. Burn dates will be determined …

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