Bradshaw Ranger District

Prescott National Forest

Wilhoit Mechanical Thinning Operations Starting

Beginning this week and continuing for approximately 12 months, a contractor working on the Bradshaw Ranger District will be using heavy equipment to thin approximately 6,400 acres of the Wilhoit mastication project.  This project is being implemented under the Hassayampa Landscape Restoration Project.  The project area is located on national forest lands north and east

Prescott National Forest

Pile Burning Planned in the Prescott Basin on the Bradshaw RD

Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District plan to burn debris piles near the community of Walker, Ponderosa Park/White Spar and Copper Basin.  Ignitions are planned to start on Tuesday, December 7 through Monday, December 13, 2021 as favorable weather conditions allow.  Fire managers expect smoke impacts to be light in the surrounding areas. Pile

Prescott National Forest

Yavapai Campground Closing for the Winter

Officials on the Prescott National Forest will be closing Yavapai Campground on November 15, 2021, which is in the Granite Basin Recreation Area on the Bradshaw Ranger District.  Due to lack of forest staff and campground hosts, Yavapai Campground will be closed for the winter and reopen on April 1, 2022. Forest visitors are reminded

Prescott National Forest

White Spar Prescribed Burn Planned on the Bradshaw RD

Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District will begin implementing the White Spar RX starting as early as Monday, November 8 continuing through Friday, November 12, 2021.  Firefighters plan to treat 415 acres near White Spar Campground and the community of Haisley Homestead; north of Schoolhouse Gulch Road (T13N, R2W, SEC 16) if conditions are

Prescott National Forest

Volunteer Campground Hosts Needed

The Prescott National Forest is looking for energetic, hardworking, fun-loving individuals and pairs of people to become Volunteer Hosts on the Bradshaw Ranger District of the Prescott National Forest.  The 2022 season begins the last week of March for locations opening on April 1, 2022 and last week of April for locations opening on May

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Pile Burning Planned March 11 – 12 on the Bradshaw RD

Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District plan to burn debris piles near the community of  Groom Creek. Ignitions are planned to start on Thursday, March 11 and continue through Friday, March 12, pending favorable weather conditions.  Fire managers expect smoke impacts to be light in the surrounding areas. Pile burning helps to reduce hazardous

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