Be prepared for fire season! Blodgett Forest Research Station at Berkeley Forests will be hosting a two-day workshop designed for land managers seeking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation.
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 application (pending weather/permitting).
Check this page for registration information – http://ucanr.edu/2019rxworkshops/