For IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 13, 2020
The Woodlands Township has received the following Media Advisory: Prescribed Burning on W.G. Jones State Forest
Conroe, Texas - Texas A&M Forest Service is planning to conduct prescribed burning operations on the W.G. Jones State Forest beginning November 16, 2020 through November 30, 2020.
Considered a standard forest management tool for endangered species habitat restoration, undergrowth vegetation reduction, and providing for community safety, the prescribed burning will take place as weather permits.
The area is located between I-45 and SH 242, south of FM 1488 within the state forest boundaries.
W.G. Jones State Forest1328 FM 1488 RoadConroe, TX 77384
LAT 30.229547 NLONG 95.484968 W
Texas A&M Forest Service will notify the surrounding city and fire officials, as well as area residents and groups who frequent the forest, by email and posting notification signs in adjoining right-of-ways. Agency firefighters and equipment will be stationed at the forest as a precautionary measure.
In the interest of public and firefighter safety, certain areas of the forest will be closed to the public.
For more information, contact the Texas A&M Forest Service Public Information Officer: John Warner 936-546-3169
Connor MurnaneForester | Conroe District
Texas A&M Forest ServiceW.G. Jones State Forest1328 FM 1488Conroe, TX 77384Phone: (936) 273-2261Email: email@example.com