Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Prescribed Burns Planned for North Cherokee National Forest

During the period of November 4—8, 2019, if weather conditions permit, prescribed (controlled) burns will be conducted in various locations in the North Cherokee National Forest. Smoke may be visible in surrounding areas.

AREAS TO BE BURNED - November 4—8, 2019

Unaka Ranger District (423-638-4109)

Wagon Train (300 acres) – Located at: N 35° 57’ 46.36” X W 83° 1’ 41.14” in Cocke County on west end of Meadow Creek Mtn. along Yellow Spring Branch and Long Creek Rd, approximately 2.5 miles north of Del Rio.

Devil’s Kitchen (600 acres) – Located at: N 36° 00’ 12.05” X W 82° 46’ 59.42” in Greene County north of Asheville Hwy (Hwy 70) along Rough Branch. North end of the burn is Devil’s Kitchen Branch Rd.

Rich Mtn (100 acres) – Located at: N 36° 8’ 47.68” X W 82° 28’ 39.65” in Unicoi County on Rich Mtn. along FS Rd. 190, approximately 2.5 miles west of Erwin.

Green Knob (500 acres) – Located at: N 36° 7’ 27.61” X W 82° 28’ 28.60” in Unicoi County between Rich Mtn. and Green Knob along FS 190 Rd, approximately 2 miles southwest of Erwin. Shares a border with South California Creek burn.

South California Creek (400 acres) – Located at: N 36° 7’ 35.76” X W 82° 29’ 13.68” in Unicoi County north of California Creek at the head of the drainage along FS 190 Rd, approximately 2 miles west of Erwin.

Allen Branch Pond (170 acres) – Located at: N 36° 56’ 20.93” X W 82° 56’ 38.47” in Cocke County around Allen Branch Pond south and east of Weavers Bend Rd.

Watauga Ranger District (423-735-1500)

Heaberlin (400 acres) – Located at: N 36° 33’ 57.15” X W 81° 55’ 7.03 in Johnson County southeast of McQueen Gap in the Heaberlin Branch drainage, approximately 2.5 north northeast of Shady Valley.

Otherside (100 acres) – Located at: N 36° 13’ 31.36” X W 82° 0’ 38.52” in Carter County along Walnut Mtn. Rd northeast of Roan Mountain, approximately 3 miles northeast of Roan Mountain.

Brickyard (100 acres) – Located at: N 36° 30’ 14.75” X W 81° 53’ 7.76” in Johnson County north of Hwy 421 where it crosses Iron Mtn. near the top of Lewis Ridge, approximately 2.5 miles southeast of Shady Valley.





Jeff
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