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During high fire danger, the following activities are prohibited between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.:

  • The cutting, trimming, or mowing of dried or cured grass. This restriction does not apply to the mowing of green lawns or for the commercial culture and harvest of agricultural crops
  • The cutting, grinding, or welding of metal for non-industrial purposes
  • The use of power saws for non-industrial purposes
  • Any non-industrial improvement or development taking place on private property that utilizes power driven machinery not specifically mentioned in the Public Use Restrictions

All other restrictions listed under DFPA’s Public Use Restrictions remain in effect and unchanged.

A complete list of DFPA’s Public Use Restrictions can be found online at or by calling DFPA’s 24 hour information line at 541-672-0379.  Residents are reminded that additional restrictions or closures may be in place through private industrial landowners or public land management agency on the lands they own or manage.

Burn Permits will not be issued for back yard burns this year. The only burn permits that will be issued will be for agricultural burns. If you need a burn permit for an agricultural burn you can obtain a burn permit by contacting the Chief at 541-863-6871, or emailing him at (redacted).


For the most up to date information you should check with the Douglas County Forest Protection Association