February 12, 2014 - 11:20 AM
KELOWNA – Smoke coming from a property north of the Glenmore Landfill is from burning piles of dead trees infested with mountain pine beetle.
Eldorado Ranch, a cattle ranch hit hard with the invasive pine beetle, has been conducting wildfire beetle-kill mitigation for the last few months. Property owners will continue with the burn as long as there is snow on the ground and the weather permits.
Heavy equipment, water trucks and personnel will monitor the burn.
For more information on the urban pine beetle mitigation program in Kelowna, visit this website.
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