Who will conduct the prescribed burn?

Prescribed fires are planned by experienced professionals who identify ahead of time the conditions necessary to safely conduct a prescribed fire. These include environmental factors such as air temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction. Other important aspects of planning include the number of people and types of equipment that will be on-hand at the burn, as well as what order the events will take place in.

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1. Why is prescribed fire being utilized?
2. Will the fire harm wildlife?
3. Are there alternatives to using fire?
4. How will smoke from the fire be managed?
5. Who will conduct the prescribed burn?
6. What will we see after the burn is completed/How fast will the area green-up again?