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For Immediate Release
March 17, 2023
Stephanie Birmingham


Sedgwick County Parks Department Plans Controlled Burn Between March 20 & April 7

(Sedgwick County, Kan.) – Sedgwick County Parks Department is planning a controlled burn at Northeast Sedgwick County Park, 7390 N. 127th St. E., to eliminate old thatch and trees taking over the grassland. The burn will take place on a day between March 20 and April 7, 2023, when these weather conditions are met:

  • Southerly winds 10 - 15 miles per hour
  • Air temperature 40 – 80 degrees
  • Humidity 35 - 60%

Crews will put fire breaks around the perimeter of each burn site to ensure control of the flames.