Prescribed Burn Training

Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Urban Ecology Center – Menomonee Valley

Successful participation in this training, plus helping on two TPE burns as an apprentice, provides qualifications to be a new crew member on TPE burns. The Glacial Prairie Chapter will keep a registry. Class taught by: Tom Zagar and Rob Baller.

Classroom training only. Hands-on practicum and apprenticeship opportunities will happen at another time and will be discussed during the training.

Sample of topics addressed:
Why burn?
Fire dependent natural communities
Fire behavior
Prescribed burn planning
Fuels and firebreaks
Safety on the fire line
Weather considerations
Tools and equipment
Executing a burn plan

Deadline to register is September 10th!

Register HERE

***If this event is full and you would like to be on a waitlist, please email to be put on a waitlist if spaces open up.

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