Control burn at Lovewell Lake


March 16, 2023

Monday, Kansas Game and Parks and Land Management crews conducted on a controlled burn in the Lovewell State Park in the South Winds area.

] A program that was once common practice is now being implemented for the benefit of the foliage and wildlife at Lovewell State Lake. After September 2001, all controlled burns on Federal properties were discontinued. There was a need to put policies and procedures in place for the safety of the wildlife and people that visited the parks in Kansas. It was during this time that all fireworks during the 4th of July were also restricted to the disappointment of campers and lake visitors. In that time the undergrowth of brome grass and small cedar trees were allowed to grow causing potential d...

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