Upper Llanos Prescribed Burn Association is a proactive conservation organization of "Neighbors Assisting Neighbors" based in Kimble County, Texas.
ULPBA has over 50 members and associate members, most of whom are actively involved with the organization. Fire is both a productive and potentially dangerous tool. Membership guidelines and policy require members to seek training, guidance and actual field experience at prescribed burns, to help make their participation in this practice safe and effective.
The goal of ULPBA is to enhance the productivity of the land and provide more water to the aquifer by reducing runoff, erosion and competition from ashe juniper, while simultaneously reducing wildfire fuels.
A primary objective of ULPBA has also been to educate members and the public about the methods and benefits of prescribed burning when strictly adhering to safe and proven guidelines.
ULPBA does not conduct prescribed burns
for the public or for hire.
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ULPBA is a proactive conservation organization based in Kimble County, Texas whose goal is to enhance the productivity of the land and provide more water to the aquifer by reducing runoff, erosion, and competition from ashe juniper while simultaneously reducing wildfire fuels.
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FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE
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Resources to help ULPBA members conduct safe, effective prescribed burns to achieve their conservation and range management goals:
Blank burn plan templates
Weather forecast, smoke model and mapping links
Measure leaf moisture content
Guidelines and Policies for Members and Associate Members
If your land is in Kimble county and you are not a member, but are interested in our organization, membership requirement documents are available to read and download, with instructions on how to apply.
ULPBA Guidelines for Safe Prescribed Burns
ULPBA Membership Application
HEAR FROM MEMBERS AND OTHERS
Learn the Facts About Prescribed Burning
Essays, press releases, PowerPoint presentations, photos, videos and other info provide educational insight into the benefits of prescribed burning. Learn from experts and through members' own experiences in the field, examining methods and results.
Spotfires -- The 40% Rule
Guidelines And Policies
Why Burn? Learn The Facts
About Prescribed Burning