Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
University of California
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop

Dates: May 16, 2018 - May 17, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact: Kate Wilkin, kwilkin@ucanr.edu, 530-822-7515

Sponsor: Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

Event Details

Prescribed Fire For Private Lands Workshop

Cost: $15 per day, cost includes all materials and lunch

May 16- Lecture/Informational Day

May 17- Demonstration/Training Burn (weather permitting) 

Workshop topics include:

 

 

  • Using prescribed fire to manage California rangelands and forests
  • Options for burning on private lands
  • Prescribed fire permitting and legal considerations
  • Air quality and smoke management Fire weather: forecasting and online tools
  • Fire terms and fire behavior
  • Burn planning: developing a prescription, environmental considerations
  • Burn unit preparation: techniques, firebreaks, equipment
  • Tools and equipment for the day of burn

 

  • Mop up and patrol

 

And a prescribed fire training burn and/or field tour on the second day (weather permitting)!

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