Control Burns Planned In Tehama County

Control rangeland burns in Tehama County that were canceled due to weather last week are now planned for this week. About 11-Hundred Acres will be torched as Cal-Fire and the Nature Conservancy battle Medusa Head Thistle and Star Thistle.  On Wednesday, 626 Acres will be lit up in the Dye Creek area. On Thursday 464 Acres will go up in smoke on the Vina Plains Preserve. Both burns will be east of Highway 99 in the Vina area. The projects will improve grazing, reduce fire danger, and provide training for returning seasonal firefighters.