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Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop
May 17th- May 18th, 2019 UC Berkeley Blodgett Research Forest, Georgetown, CA
A two day workshop designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. This is an opportunity to see first hand lands actively managed with prescribed fire.
Day One (classroom):
Prescribed fire history and current fire research
Prescribed fire permitting and legal considerations
Fire weather forecasting and online tools
Air quality and smoke management
Options for burning on private lands, prescribed burn associations
Fire terms and fire behavior
Burn plan development, burn unit preparation
Tools and equipment
Day Two (in the field):
Day two will consist of morning training followed by on the ground prescribed fire demonstration (pending weather and permits). Participants must attend both days to partake in burning. If unable to perform burn for any reason day two will include a tour of recent prescribed fire activity and research at Blodgett Forest Research Station.
Registration will be available by mid-March 2019. Check this page for registration information - http://ucanr.edu/2019rxworkshops/