Prescribed burn planned near Orange Beach Sportsplex on Dec. 31

December 30, 2019
A map shows an area in yellow where a prescribed burn is planned on Dec. 31, 2019

A prescribed burn is scheduled to be conducted by the Alabama Forestry Commission on Gulf State Park property between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31st. The planned burn will take place east of the Orange Beach Sportsplex, south of Lauder Lane and West Oak Ridge Drive. 

Prescribed burns help forest management through longleaf pine restoration, fuel reduction and invasive species control.