Raystown lake will be going through prescribed burns from November 10 to 17 with the help of CHLOETA Fire and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.
Weather permitting- there will be five burn units totaling 201.51 acres. Burn Unit 1, 59.95 acres, is located at the northern end of Raystown Lake off of Bakers Hollow Road. Burn Units 2 and 3, 24.18 acres and 16.41 acres respectively, are located at the southern end of Raystown off of Weaver Falls Road. Burn Unit 4, 34.18 acres, is located south of Seven Points Entrance Station and Burn Unit 5, 66.78 acres, is located adjacent to Trough Creek Inlet.
These fires are a part of Raystown Lake’s forest and wildlife management efforts. It’s a management tool for fuel load reduction, control of invasive species, grassland management and promotion of fire dependent species.