Prescribed Fire Field Days

In conjunction with multiple partners, the SERPPAS Prescribed Fire Work Group has gained support from NRCS to conduct several “Introduction to Prescribed Burning Field Days” in Mississippi, Alabama, and North Carolina.

The workshops are open to landowners, consultants, and anyone interested in learning the basics of prescribed fire and how prescribed fire can be used to meet multiple land management objectives.

Details for each of the events can be seen below.

                                                       NORTH CAROLINA                         

                                                                   Registration is now closed.

North Carolina State University Extension Forestry, North Carolina Forest Service, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, North Carolina Prescribed Fire Council, Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS), Natural Resources Conservation Service, National Wild Turkey FederationSouthern Fire Exchange and others have partnered to provide a one-day prescribed fire workshop. Share the NC Rx Fire Field Day Flier with others!

Date: September 11, 2014

Time: 9am-4pm

Location: Jones Lake State Park, NC (4117 NC Hwy 242 Elizabethtown, NC)

Who should attend? The workshop is open to landowners, consultants, and others interested in learning how prescribed fire can be used to meet multiple land management objectives.

Topics: Participants will learn about the benefits of burning, where to get assistance, economics, burning techniques, writing a burn plan, and will tour a local forest stand at Bladen Lakes State Forest. A prescribed burn will be conducted if weather permits. View the draft Agenda here.

Cost: $10 includes registration fees, catered lunch, handouts, and transportation to/from field site

Contact: For questions about registration or to register by phone, please contact Addie Thornton at 919-515-5065. To register online click HERE.

Note:  Continuing Education credits are currently being considered.

 

                                                                   MISSISSIPPI                                                                   This event was held on May 15, 2014. Registration is now closed. Details of the event can be seen here.

ALABAMA 

Registration is now closed.

The University of West Alabama, Alabama Forestry Commission, Alabama Prescribed Fire Council, Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS), Natural Resources Conservation Service, Southern Fire Exchange and others have partnered to provide a one-day prescribed fire workshop. Share the AL Rx Fire Field Day Flier with others!

Date: July 24, 2014

Location: Alfa Environmental Center, University of West Alabama, Sumter County

Who should attend? The workshop is open to landowners, consultants, and others interested in learning how prescribed fire can be used to meet multiple land management objectives.

Topics: Participants will learn about the benefits of burning, where to get assistance, when to burn, writing a burn plan, and will tour a local TREASURE Forest landowner’s stand.  A DRAFT Agenda can be seen here.

Cost: $10 includes registration fees, catered lunch, handouts, and transportation to/from field site

*5.5 PLM points and 3.5 CFE’s are available for workshop attendees.

Contact: For questions about registration, please contact contact Addie Thornton at 919-515-5065.

 

                                                        

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