Prescribed Burns Planned Today for Crocker Neck Conservation Area

COTUIT – Prescribed burns are scheduled today at the Crocker Neck Conservation Area in Cotuit.

Northeast Forest and Fire Management, Cotuit Fire and Mass Department of Conservation and Recreation crews will conduct the burns to promote fresh growth of new plants, provide habitat for local wildlife and prevent wildfires.

The work is funded through a grant from Mass Wildlife.

Residents who see smoke and activity in the area should not be alarmed.

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