Red Hills Prescribed Burning Association
Burning Notification Plan
Landowner/Tenant: William F. and Judith L. Lee
James Roberts, Nathan Harts, J. Paul Cox
Address: NW Moffett Road, Coats, KS 67028
Telephone: 620.248.3333 (Home), 620.672.8069 (Nathan Lee Cell)
Ranch Name: Lee, Harts, Gibson, Cox Ranches
Description of Proposed Burn Area: Native Pasture
Approximate Acres to be burned: 3000 --- 8.5 miles of fireline
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF TRACT:
GPS coordinates: N 37.46494 W 98.0334 (Lee Ranch Headquarters)
All of Sections 16, 17, 21, S1/2 of 15, N1/2 of 22, E1/2 of 20 in Turkey Creek Township, Township 30 South, Range 15 West, all in Barber County, Kansas. Approximately 4 miles northwest of Sun City, KS or 7 miles southwest of Coats, KS.
Projected Time Frame: After April 1, 2010. Propose to start on first date, weather conditions permitting.
Date of Previous Burn: never for Harts/Gibson, 2006 for Lee/Cox
Objectives to be accomplished through prescribed burn: control of Eastern Red Cedar and sand hill plum brush, improved grazing distribution of pasture, removal of accumulated dead mulch for grass management
Contact Information: phone numbers listed above
Preparations completed: mowing and grazing adjoining heavy grass, tree removal, dirt work and crossings built, 3 miles of fenceline removed with dozer for use as fireline, plan to burn into River Road with north breeze
Sheriff/Fire Contact: Medicine Lodge, KS, 620.886.5678, calling immediately prior to burn. Fire Chief and Sheriff of Barber County notified by postal mail. Posted to RHPBA website.
Fire Department Special Instructions: Access from the east is at Bill Lee residence about 6 miles north of Sun City. Access from west is 6 miles northwest of Sun City (River Road) to Croft Road, then 2.5 miles north to Lee ranch road, then 2 miles east. Access from north (Pratt County vehicles) is 3 miles south of Croft, KS to west Lee Ranch entrance, then 2 miles east. Cox Ranch entrance at Cox home on Turkey Creek, then 2 miles west.
ONE MILE EAST OF GLICK GAS PUMPING STATION ON RIVER ROAD!
Adjoining Landowners: JT Marsh Ranch Co., William St. James, Betty Willbanks, JK Fields