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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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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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2022 Award Winners

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

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2022 State Forester’s Prescribed Burning Award (Deadline 1 PM, 7/22/22)

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

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