Rx Fire on Private Lands Workshop 2019
May 17 - May 18
A two day workshop May 17-18 at Blodgett Forest Research Station, Georgetown, CA – designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation.
Local fire history and current fire research
Prescribed fire permitting and legal considerations
Cal Fire’s Vegetation Management Program
Fire weather forecasting and online tools
Air quality and smoke management
Prescribed burn associations
Fire terms and fire behavior
Burn plan development
Burn unit preparation
Tools and equipment
Day two will consist of morning training followed by on the ground prescribed fire demonstration (pending weather and permits). Participants must attend both days to partake in burning. If unable to perform burn for any reason day two will include a tour of recent prescribed fire activity and research at Blodgett Forest Research Station.