The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will be conducting controlled burns in several parks over the winter, as weather permits.
burns will be held between Dec. 15 and April 30 at Smith Falls State
Park, Chadron State Park, Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area and Lake
Minatare State Recreation Area.
The commission is planning to burn piles of brush and tree debris.
of trees burned in wildfires at Chadron State Park will begin this
winter, and some of that material may be included in the burns.