By Natural Areas Training Academy, UF IFAS Extension *Presented in a 100% virtual format via Canvas and Zoom* Register here Online Training On Your Own This material (pre-recorded lectures, readings, videos, and quizzes) must be completed online via Canvas between January 9, 2023 and January 22, 2023. Expect to invest at least 9 hours throughout 2-weeks
What is WTREXSA?WTREXSA is an exciting global wildland firefighting collaboration offering practical live prescribed fire training. Presented in the form of a 12-day training event, WTREXSA will see industry legends, highly trained and experienced wildland firefighters, and Incident Management Specialists flock to the wildlands and mountainsides of the beautiful Western Cape, South Africa, to teach,
This virtual event, scheduled for 11:00 Eastern, 11/9/22, will highlight significant advancements in development of management-relevant prescribed fire and wildfire planning tools with a focus on next-generation fuels and fire behavior models. Target audience includes federal, state, and cooperator prescribed fire practitioners, firefighters, fire behavior analysts, fire planners and researchers. Guest speakers include key researchers
The 6th Women-in-Fire Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (WTREX) will take place next year (February 20-March 3, 2023) in southeastern North Carolina. This announcement includes more information and a link to the online application form. For more information on WTREX, check out the 2022 WTREX StoryMap. Please share this announcement far and wide, and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, and professional affiliations to apply!
The national Wildfire Mitigation Awards program is jointly sponsored by NASF, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the USDA Forest Service and serves to increase public recognition and awareness of the value of wildfire mitigation efforts. Effective community fire adaptation efforts can take many shapes. Creating a
This vacancy has posted on USAJobs.gov:: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/680976500 Forestry Technician (Fire) GS 0462-05, Open to the public (Direct Hire Authority) ,, Full-Time Permanent These six Forestry Technician (Fire), GS-0462-05 positions are located at: Region 2, Texas Chenier Plain Refuges Complex, Winnie, TX (Salary Range: $41,639 – $54,129) Region 4, Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, Round Oak, GA (Salary
Join Three Rivers Land Trust on Friday, October 7, 2022 in Mooresville, NC at the Charles Mack Citizen Center for the Habitat Summit. Attendees are eligible for the following continuing education credits: NC Forestry CFES: Cat 1: 5.5 hrs Pesticide Credits Approved: G : 4.5 I : 1.0 N : 4.5 D : 4.5 X
South Carolina DNR is accepting applications through October 4 for a Heritage Preserve Biologist. This position is heavy on prescribed fire knowledge and threatened and endangered species management. Full position information and application details can be found here.
TNC North Carolina has opened two new positions, the first one is a Assistant Land Steward position, and the other is a Burn Crew Manager. Both positions are full-time year-round positions with funding secured for 4 years. TNC NC will also be running 2 crews in the Sandhills, the NFWF crew is a 4-month crew
The 2022 NWCG GRI is now available to download online and for purchase through the Great Basin Cache (GBK). The Spanish translation of the NWCG Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG), PMS 461, matches the English version by page number.