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
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,
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!
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.
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 North Carolina Prescribed Burner of the Year Award is presented by the NC Prescribed