December Prairie Burns

(1/3) Unusual December weather this past week has allowed the Roads and Grounds Group and the Ecology Group to conduct three large prescribed burns safely in the Main Ring, totaling 342.7 acres. Pictured here is the Main Ring southeast quadrant burn, 105.4 acres. nature, landscape, prairie, fire, ecology Photo: Dave Shemanske

(1/3) Unusual December weather this past week has allowed the Roads and Grounds Group and the Ecology Group to conduct three large prescribed burns safely in the Main Ring, totaling 342.7 acres. Pictured here is the Main Ring southeast quadrant burn, 105.4 acres. Photo: Dave Shemanske

(2/3) This is a view of the Main Ring northeast quadrant burn, 117.5 acres. Photo: Dave Shemanske

(2/3) This is a view of the Main Ring northeast quadrant burn, 117.5 acres. Photo: Dave Shemanske

(3/3) And this is the northwest quadrant of the Main Ring burn. Photo: Dave Shemanske

(3/3) And this is the northwest quadrant of the Main Ring burn. Photo: Dave Shemanske