The Southern Fire Exchange contains extensive science-based information regarding a variety wildland fire-related topics in the entire southern region. Please browse their website!

The references below are specific to prescribed fire in the southeastern United States.


Prescribed Burning Websites

Publications Concerning Prescribed Burning



  • Series
    • Good Fire Podcast – Covers the indigenous use of “good fire” is used around the globe.
    • Learn, Baby, Burn – Created by the Michigan Prescribed Fire Council, this podcast will cover a variety of prescribed fire topics.
    • The Fire Learning Trail – Introduces listeners to the role of fire in the Southern Appalachians, wildland firefighting, and local history
    • On The Line – Covers topics of interest to wildland firefighters, including mental health, the pack test, and health considerations.
    • Forest Voices – Covers forest stewardship and management topics, including prescribed fire.
  • Single Episodes


Recorded webinars on a variety of fire-related topics can be found on the Southern Fire Exchange webinar page, the Oak Woodlands and Forests Fire Consortium webinar page, and the Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists webinars and presentations page.

Fire Behavior Modeling and Tools

  • Fire Frequency Tool (requires ArcGIS 10,0 or newer)-can illustrate and facilitate better planning, prioritization and decision-making in future prescribed fire events.

Burn Permits

Other Resources

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