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NC Engine Academy March 3-9, 2024

North Carolina State Parks, The Nature Conservancy, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, North Carolina Forest Service, and North Carolina State University, in coordination with the North Carolina Prescribed Fire Council Implementation Committee, are providing an Engine Academy. This training will take place at Haw River State Park March 3rd-9th, 2024. Students will complete S-211 Portable Pumps

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2023 PFC Award Winners, New Board Members

Award winners and elected board members announced at the 2023 PFC Annual Meeting are now listed on their respective pages. Award winners: Board members:

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Nominations Open: NC PFC Prescribed Burner of the Year

The North Carolina Prescribed Burner of the Year Award is presented by the NC Prescribed Fire Council to an individual or individuals for service to the Council and outstanding support for the continued use of prescribed fire as a land management tool in North Carolina. The award is presented at the annual meeting and includes

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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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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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2023 Wildfire Mitigation Awards

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

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Multiple Fire Position Vacancies with USFWS

This vacancy has posted on 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

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