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U-M Controlled Burn

U-M Controlled Burn

The NCRC controlled burns have been scheduled to take place Sunday, April 10th, weather permitting.

The upcoming controlled burn will remove the dead thatch and helps to stimulate new growth. There will be several follow-up treatments on each successive wave of weeds that appear on site.

See maps for location details.

NCRC Northwest Map

NCRC Southeast Map

The Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS), as well as the Ann Arbor Fire Department will be notified in advance of the burn. The burn will be conducted during conditions that will minimize the direct effect and persistence of smoke.

The Benefits of a Prescribed Burn

Michigan Prescribed Fire Council's website: