Springerville, AZ, November 20, 2017 – For Immediate Release. The Lakeside Ranger District is planning on burning Redhead Marsh, Polishing Ponds and Jacques Marsh, weather permitting, starting today, Monday, November 20. The burn is approximately 60 acres. Minimal smoke impact is expected and may be visible from Arizona State Highway 77, U.S. Highway 60, Show Low, Pinetop-Lakeside and Linden.

Prescribed burn locations:

Redhead Marsh: Located three miles northwest of Show Low on the west side of AZ State Highway 77, near Telephone Lake.
Polishing Ponds: Located three miles north of Show Low on the west side of AZ State Highway 77, near Telephone Lake.
Jacques Marsh: Located one mile north of Lakeside on the west side of Penrod Road.
This prescribed burn is in cooperation with Arizona Game and Fish, the City of Show Low and the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside. The burn will benefit wildlife, the wetland and riparian ecosystems using prescribed fire to reduce dead fuels and stimulate new growth of wetland vegetation.

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