The Olivette Parks Department, in conjunction with an independent Burn Boss certified by the Missouri Department of Conservation, is conducting a prescribed burn of the Stacy Park Prairie.
The burn will be Tuesday, January 19th at 10:30 am with a back-up date of Thursday, January 21st at 10:30 am. There may be some visible smoke during the prescribed burn and some lingering odor afterwards.
During the prescribed burn, the following areas will be closed to the public: the Warson Rd. park entrance, the lower paved walkway adjacent to the prairie, and the unpaved path between the prairie and the reservoir fence.
More information on the Stacy Park prairie is available online.