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Prescribed burn planned at Taylorsville Lake WMA; controlled fire to improve forest, grassland health

A portion of Taylorsville Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is scheduled to be closed for two days in November for a prescribed burn south of Old Briar Ridge Road (KY 3228) in Spencer County. A prescribed burn is a controlled fire that improves forest and grassland health, thereby enhancing the habitat (including food sources) preferred by native wildlife. As part of an ongoing hardwood forest improvement...