Pioneers Park Controlled Burn Scheduled For May 10

Published on May 09, 2024

Parks and Recreation staff will conduct a controlled burn from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 10 at the Pioneers Park Nature Center, 3201 S. Coddington Avenue. The 32-acre burn will be located south of the Chet Ager building and Haines Branch. Park users are advised to avoid the area during this project.

The limestone trail along the south edge of the Pioneers Park Nature Center, including the suspension foot bridge and metal bridge across Haines Branch, will be closed until noon Saturday, May 11. The burn is pending appropriate weather conditions and may be rescheduled.   

For more information on the prairie and ongoing management efforts, call Aaron Druery, Lincoln Parks and Recreation, 402-499-1044. Druery will not be available during the burn on Thursday.

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