• Fire is a natural part of our environment. DNR Forestry manages fire to protect people living near wildlands from of loss of life and property and to minimize damage to natural resources.
• April 17-23 is Wildfire Prevention Week. Did you know that most wildfires in Minnesota occur in the spring between the time the snow melts and vegetation greens up? More on wildfire prevention.
• Current statewide wildfire information- Minnesota Incident Command System (MNICS)
• New to camping and don't know how to make a campfire? Or maybe you've just never had much success in making one? Listen to making a perfect campfire podcast (1 MB) to find out more. script Remember only you can prevent wildfires.
Spring Burning Restrictions begin March 21 for central Minnesota. View map to see if your county is affected.