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pasture on fire
OSU Extension offers prescribed burn field days to teach the fundamentals of how fire affects plants and animals in the environment. (Photo by Todd Johnson, OSU Agricultural Communications Services)

Cleveland County fire field day set for Aug. 17

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Media Contact: Gail Ellis | Editorial Communications Coordinator | 405-744-9152 |

Oklahoma State University Extension in Cleveland County will host a prescribed fire field day Aug. 17 for landowners, land managers, hunters and members of local fire departments who are interested in prescribed fire and land management.

When: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Lexington Wildlife Management Area headquarters, 14112 Slaughterville Rd., Lexington

The event will cover these topics:

  • How to safely conduct a prescribed fire
  • Comparison of dormant season vs. summer burns
  • Burning for wildlife, livestock, wildfire prevention and safety objectives
  • Fire effects on plants and animals

RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, Aug. 10

RSVP Contact: Brad Secraw, Cleveland County Extension agriculture/4-H educator, 405-321-4774 or

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