River Authority to Conduct Prescribed Burn on the Mission Reach

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WHAT: As part of the ongoing maintenance of the Mission Reach Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation Project, the San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) will be conducting a prescribed burn on January 26-27, weather permitting, to aid in vegetation management efforts. Trail closures will be in place during the day and River Authority staff will redirect trail users. 

The River Authority has contracted with Raven Environmental Services, Inc., and is in coordination with the San Antonio Fire Department, Bexar County, and the National Park Service for the prescribed burn. The schedule is subject to change based upon weather conditions.

WHEN:            Tuesday, January 26, 2021,  9 a.m.

WHO:              Tommy Mitchell, San Antonio River Authority Senior Superintendent

WHERE:         Along the San Antonio River, see maps below.

NOTES:          Media viewing location: Acequia Park, 8500 Mission Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78223

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