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Prescribed Burns To Be Conducted through April

October 26, 2015 – The Woodridge Park District will be conducting prescribed burns in several parks and properties this fall and spring. The burns will take place between October 26 and April 30, when weather conditions are suitable.

Prescribed burns are part of a natural areas management process and will be conducted by trained Park District staff or a contractor. All burns are supervised by an Illinois Certified Prescribed Burn Manager. Prescribed burns are a management technique used for improving site conditions for high quality native plants while reducing invasive weeds.
During the prescribed burn, smoke conditions will occur, but shall be kept to a minimum. Should any of your family members have health situations that may be affected or irritated by these conditions, please contact us so that we may properly plan to avoid any problems.

Prescribed burns are planned for the following parks:

  • Boundary Hill Woods
  • Castaldo Park
  • Crabtree Creek
  • Cypress Cove
  • Duke Street Basin
  • Falconridge Park
  • Foxtree Court Stream
  • Hawthorn Hill Woods
  • Ides Grove East Park
  • Janeswood Creek
  • Killdeer Basin
  • Lake Carleton
  • Lake Harriet
  • Mending Wall Park
  • Orchard Hill Park
  • Rosewood Pond
  • Seven Bridges Park
  • Summerhill Park
  • Triangle Park
  • Vicente Outlot C
  • Vicente Outlot D
  • Village Greens Golf Course
  • Wendy’s Pond
  • Windy Point Park

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