Prescribed Fire Workshop

May 14th - All Day
May 15th - All Day
Blodgett Forest Research Station

Blodgett Forest Research Station (Georgetown, CA) is hosting a two-day workshop designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation.

Opportunity to see first hand lands actively managed with prescribed fire.

Day One Topics

  • Local fire history and current fire research
  • Prescribed fire permitting and legal considerations
  • Cal Fire's Vegetation Management Program
  • Fire weather forecasting and online tools
  • Air quality and smoke management
  • Prescribed burn associations
  • Fire terms and fire behavior
  • Burn plan development
  • Burn unit preparation
  • Tools and equipment

Day Two
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 Information
Cost includes workshop materials, lunch, and refreshments for one or two days.
May 14 only - $20
May 14 and 15 - $40
May 14 -15 including lodging, dinner, and breakfast - $115

Register online by May 7.