MARLINTON, W.Va. (WVDN) – Staff at Monongahela National Forest are planning to burn several woody debris piles this spring on National Forest System lands.
Pile burning may take place at any time from now until early June. Burning may take place in several locations. Planned pile burns include:
- Pile located behind the Greenbrier District Office in Bartow, Pocahontas County. For more information call 304-456-3335.
- Gay Sharpe grazing allotment near state Route 55 and Forest Service Road 202, Pocahontas County. For more information, call the Marlinton-White Sulphur District Office at 304-799-4334.
- Okay Beale Hacking grazing allotment area of Buzzard Ridge Road, Pocahontas County. For information call, the Marlinton-White Sulphur District Office at 304-799-4334.
There will also be planned burns in Pendleton County and in Grant County. For more information on Pendleton and Grant County burns, call the Cheat-Potomac District Office at 304-257-4488.
Signs will be posted on roads near the burn areas when burning is taking place. Residents and forest visitors may see and smell smoke. County emergency operations centers will be notified when burning begins.
Burn alerts will also be posted on the public website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/mnf and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MonongahelaNF.