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!
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
An upcoming webinar will be held Sep 20, 2022 at 2:00 PM to demonstrate the prototype version of the SE FireMap, discuss the development of v2.0, and outline ways users can provide input on product development. In this next phase, the SE FireMap aims to provide up-to-date information to support fire management and conservation efforts.
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
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.
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.
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