Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops design for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. First day, classroom lecture, instruction, and exercises. Second day, includes a field trip to view lands actively managed with prescribed fire and take part in a prescribed fire, permit/weather allowing. Http://ucanr.edu/2019rxworkshopss $30

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops

 October 8th, 2019: Ambulance, Fire and EOC Facility, Sonora, CA

 October 10th, 2019: American Legion Hall, Sutter Creek, CA

 

These one-day workshops (choose either Sonora or Sutter Creek) are designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation.

 A follow up one day field trip will be held at UC Berkeley’s Blodgett Research Forest in Georgetown (El Dorado County) during the last week of October. Participants will tour lands actively managed with  prescribed fire and take part in a prescribed fire, permit and weather allowing.

 

Workshop Topics

  • Permitting and legal considerations
  • Cal Fire’s Vegetation Management Program
  • Fire weather forecasting and online tools
  • Air quality and smoke management
  • Prescribed burn associations
  • Local fire history
  • Fire terms and fire behavior
  • Burn plan development
  • Burn unit preparationTools and equipment

 

2019 Prescribed Fire Workshops Central Sierra

 

Registration with a fee of $30 is required. Registration available now at http://ucanr.edu/2019rxworkshopss

Fore questions, contact Susie Kocher sdkocher@ucanr.edu (530) 542-2571