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Virtual S-131 Firefighter Type I

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

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Applications Open: WTREXSA

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,

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Webinar: Next-Generation Fire Planning Tools

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

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WTREX 2023 To Be Held in NC, Applications Open

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!

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Three Rivers Land Trust Habitat Summit October 7

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

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Upcoming NC Certified Burner Course

Registration for the October 3 – 6 Certified Burner course opens Sept 1.  Please share this reminder with any interested co-workers, PBAs, prospective burners, etc.  Registration will close once the course fills up (estimated 7 – 10 days).  If you have questions contact Aaron Gay, [email protected] https://www.ncforestservice.gov/fire_control/fc_howtobeacertifiedburner.htm

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Upcoming Basic Fire Weather Course

An in-person Basic Fire Weather Course is now scheduled for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22. This event is hosted by the NC State Parks & The Nature Conservancy. There is no cost for this, but registration is required as lunch will be provided. There will be a cap of 30 participants. Register through this link. 

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2022 Annual Meeting

Please hold August 10 for the 2022 Annual Meeting, co-hosted with the NC Longleaf Coalition! We will hold the meeting at Millstone 4-H Camp, with a field tour the following day, August 11. Hotels and an evening social will be in Aberdeen, NC. Details, including registration and a draft agenda, will be released soon. If you have any questions, including agenda suggestions, please

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