Bourne: Prescribed Burn At Joint Base Cape Cod

Credit: Joint Base Cape Cod Website

Credit: Joint Base Cape Cod Website

A prescribed burn is scheduled for Thursday on Joint Base Cape Cod.

The Environmental and Readiness Center at Camp Edwards says the operation will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 5 p.m.

The burn is being conducted in partnership with Federal, State, and non-profit agencies.

Officials say the main objective of the burn is, “habitat improvement and ecosystem management with additional benefits of wildfire hazard reduction, firefighter training, and training lands improvement.”

The burn will take place weather permitting.

Those seeking more information about the burn can visit

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Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.