Three Prescribed Burns Happening Across Brevard County on Friday
By Space Coast Daily // April 9, 2021
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Three prescribed burns are scheduled for today near Cape Canaveral Air Force Base and Kennedy Space Center, Willowbrook on Goodwin in the Wildlife Management Area in Mims, and near Wye River Rd., west of I-95 in Palm Bay.
– The first prescribed burn is around 800-acres (Kennedy Space Center)
– The second prescribed burn is around 200 acres (Wildlife Management Area)
– The third prescribed burn is 6,800 acres (Palm Bay)
Prescribed or controlled burning is a technique used in forest management, farming, or prairie restoration.
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