Mathy Tract, Pollinator Prairie (33.5 acres), located at the end of County Road FA
Upper Hixon Forest, Thompson Pollinator Prairie (32 acres), located on County Road FA behind the National Weather Station
Miller Bluff, Miller Bluff Prairie (4.5 acres), located west of Rim of the City Road
Hixon Forest, Zoerb Bluf Prairie (2 acres), located in Hixon Forest south of Birch Trail
Officials caution that smoke may be visible during the controlled burns, and that all precautions have been taken for surrounding properties and permits acquired.
“Controlled burns are one of the most effective and environmentally sound ways to accomplish this practice. Removing the layer of dead grass,” known as “thatch,” better ensures, “seed-to-soil contact for native plant establishment,” the La Crosse Parks team said.