R8 Fire and Aviation Management is pleased to share this exciting opportunity to hire a Handcrew Supervisor (GS-0462-08) and Assistant Supervisor (GS-0462-07) to lead a new 8 to 10-person, Women’s partner-enabled Fire Module starting in January of 2023. We are outreaching for both a non-competitive NTE 120-day opportunity as well as a competitive NTE 1-year
Congratulations to all the 2022 award winners, who were announced at the NC PFC Annual Meeting August 10th. A full list of award winners from past years can be found on the Awards page. · NC Burner of the Year – Adam Warwick, TNC Southern Blue Ridge Fire & Stewardship Manager · State Forester’s Prescribed Burner
A graduate student at NC State University is recruiting Southeastern prescribed fire users for a brief survey investigating burners’ needs, options, and concerns if faced with a reduction in opportunities to conduct burns under acceptable weather conditions. If you use or oversee the use of prescribed fire on land in the Southeastern US and are
Southern Fire Exchange will host a webinar August 31 1:00-2:00 PM ET on the recent science in the design and structure of wildland fire shelters. Following the presentation there will be time for audience Q/A with the speakers. One hour of Category One SAF CFE credits are expected. Register here.
Recordings Available: Southern Blue Ridge Fire Learning Network/Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists Joint Workshop
The recordings from the SBR FLN/CAFMS Joint Workshop held May 24-27, 2022 are now available on the CAFMS YouTube.
The Great Plains Fire Science Exchange has updated their national map of Prescribed Burn Associations. North Carolina stands out as a hotspot for PBAs in the Eastern United States, including the recently formed Southern Blue Ridge PBA in Western North Carolina.
The Florida Park Service Fire Management Program is pleased to announce that the Southern Area Engine Academy will be held in person this year, November 12-18^th at Wekiva Springs State Park in Apopka, FL. The class is taught by instructors through lectures, visual aids and field exercises. There will be a focus on teaching the
The 2022 South Carolina Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting will take place Sept. 7-8, 2022 in the Clemson area. The field tour will be on September 7th with registration starting at 9:30 am and our classroom session will be on September 8th with registration starting at 8:30 am. There will also be a social following
The North Carolina State Forester’s Prescribed Burning Award may be presented annually to a NC Forest Service employee or group of employees who demonstrate leadership and excellence in accomplishing prescribed burning. This award represents an opportunity to recognize significant achievements in: overcoming obstacles to prescribed burning; working successfully with landowners and partners to facilitate, support and conduct
The North Carolina Prescribed Burner of the Year Award is presented by the NC Prescribed