Burning it up

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 13, 2010

An employee of the National Park Service stands back after igniting a burn on Fort Hill at the Vicksburg National Military Park Tuesday. About 35 acres will be burned, an annual task, to help maintain the park’s historic landscape and to control invasive plant species. (Meredith Spencer*The Vicksburg Post)

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