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Royal Botanical Gardens prescribed burns are scheduled for Tuesday April 6th.

Tuesday’s burn schedule is currently as follows:

10:00am Briefing, York Boulevard Prairie (located on York Blvd. between Old Guelph Rd and the rock garden)

11:00am York Boulevard Prairie Prescribed Burn

12:00/12:30pm Princess Point Prescribed Burn

12:30/1:00pm Sassafras Point Prescribed Burn

*all times are approximate

Burning is an important component in tallgrass prairie and oak savannah restoration. There are viewing areas located at York Boulevard and Princess Point. Everyone is invited to come out and see what we’re doing to help these rare plant communities!

Lindsay Burtenshaw Terrestrial Ecologist, Royal Botanical Gardens

MORE ON THE BURN HERE

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