- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 31, 2016

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Prescribed burns will begin Tuesday in Bend.

The Bulletin reports (https://bit.ly/1WWQAEB) the first burn will cover 82 acres in the Tree Farm neighborhood.

People are advised to close windows and doors during the burn and in the evening.

Smoke may be visible.

Deschutes National Forest, Bend Park & Recreation District and neighborhood developers The Tree Farm LLC announced their agreement on the fuel reduction plan last week.

The plan includes 700 acres in Shevlin Park, the Tree Farm neighborhood and nearby national forest lands.

It will take several years to complete.

Most burns will occur in the spring and fall.

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Information from: The Bulletin, https://www.bendbulletin.com


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