Prescribed burns are planned in the Citron Bowl of the King Mountain Open Space Preserve near Larkspur April 15, 19 & 20, 2021. Weather dependent, the burning will begin Thursday, April 15, at 10am. Crews will complete the burns Monday, April 19 and Tusday April 20 if needed. Please understand that this date is fluid and the final decision is made early on the morning of the planned burn, to evaluate actual weather conditions that day. Final burn decisions are made based on safety and air quality. Bay Area Air quality permissive burn status can be monitored here - https://www.baaqmd.gov/permits/open-burn
This project aims to use prescribed burning to remove piles of vegetation cut in the fall and winter of 2020 as part of a fire hazard reduction and invasive plant removal project in the Citron Bowl area of the King Mountain Open Space Preserve. The Tamalpais Fire Crew from Marin County Fire Department will conduct the burns, in cooperation with Central Marin Fire Department and Marin County Parks and Open Space.