Prairie burn set for April 4th in Shelby County
March 29th, 2013 by Ric Hanson
Officials with the Shelby County Conservation Board say weather permitting, the public will be invited to a prairie burn next week. The event takes place at dusk on Thursday,April 4th, at Dinesen Prairie (4 miles NE of Harlan). The controlled burn will be conducted by the Kirkman and Harlan Fire Departments. Controlled burns help to stimulate native grasses and wildflowers while suppressing brome and other invasive plants.