WHO: Texas A&M Forest Service
WHAT: Prescribed burning to take place at W. Goodrich Jones State Forest
Texas A&M Forest Service may conduct several small 20 to 40 acre prescribed burns within larger identified areas (highlighted in red on attached maps) at W. Goodrich Jones State Forest this week.
See the attached maps. The roadways will be barricaded and closed to the public for the duration of the burning operation.
The Texas A&M Forest Service is notifying the surrounding city and fire officials, as well as area residents and groups who frequent the forest, by email and by posting notification signs. Agency fire officials and equipment will be on-site at the forest. This will also be used as a cross-training exercise between local fire departments and Texas A&M Forest Service to better prepare to protect communities.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 5 to Wednesday, March 6 at 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., as weather conditions permit
WHERE: W. Goodrich Jones State Forest, 1328 FM 1488 Road, Conroe, Texas 77384