Spring burning to begin at Clay County wildlife areas
March 11, 2021
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife management areas managed by the DNR’s Prairie Lakes Wildlife Unit in Clay, Palo Alto, Emmet, Kossuth, Humboldt and Buena Vista counties.
Areas scheduled for prescribed burns in Clay County are Deweys Pasture, Hawk Valley, Tom Tuttle Marsh, Little Sioux, Fen Valley, Elk Lake, DU Marsh, Barringer Slough and Dan Green Slough.
Prescribed burns are used to improve wildlife habitat, control invasive plant species, restore and maintain native plant communities and reduce wildfire potential, and v...