GLACIAL PRAIRIES: BURN SCHOOL
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:
Fire dependent natural communities
Prescribed burn planning
Fuels and firebreaks
Safety on the fire line
Tools and equipment
Executing a burn plan
Deadline to register is September 10th!
***If this event is full and you would like to be on a waitlist, please email email@example.com to be put on a waitlist if spaces open up.