Smoke Management-Related Research
Negative impacts on air quality related to prescribed burning are most prevalent in March and April. New research discloses updated information, new concepts, and increased understanding of the causes and potential mitigation of air quality impairment. Fire is ecologically necessary for healthy Flint Hills rangelands. Identifying ways to minimize air quality impacts is an ongoing process with multiple approaches.
Season of Burn
- Effects of growing-season burning on vigor of the noxious weed sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) in the Kansas Flint Hills. 2016. - (PDF)