Controlled burns for spring

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Prescribed burning started today at the Champaign County Forest Preserve near Homer Lake.

It is an effort to get native plants to grow.

The area they were in today they attempt to do burns every other year.

They work with the Illinois Environment Protection Agency and secure permits.

Weather and ground conditions play a role on when they can burn.

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