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Introduction to Prescribed Fire

March 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$69

Prescribed fire, when planned for and implemented properly, is an effective land management, restoration, and maintenance tool. Participants will receive an overview of: the resources available for assessing the benefits of prescribed fire; considerations for safe and responsible implementation of a prescribed burn; and guidelines on what to expect leading up to, during, and following a burn day. Participants are encouraged to bring information on a site where they are considering a prescribed fire. This course is designed as an introduction for land managers and is not intended to qualify anyone to conduct a prescribed burn.

Program Code: BOT1105
Instructor: Joel R. Carlson, Principal Consultant and Owner, Northeast Forest and Fire Management, LLC, and Tim Simmons, Restoration Ecologist, Massachusetts Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program
Fee: $57 (Member) /$69 (Nonmember)
Limit: 30
Certificate: Elective: FB/Adv.FB
Cosponsor: Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions
CEU: 1 CFE; 5.5 AOLCP

To register, go to:
Introduction to Prescribed Fire — New England Wild Flower Society

For questions or registration help:
Contact the Public Programs Department at lreed@newenglandwild.org, or by phone (508) 877-7630, ext. 3303.

Details

Date:
March 3, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$69
Website:
http://newenglandwild.org/learn/our-programs/introduction-to-prescribed-fire

Organizer

Lana Reed
Phone:
508-877-7630 x3303
Email:
lreed@newenglandwild.org
Website:
www.newenglandwild.org

Other

Organizer status (we charge $5 for for-profit listings)
Not for profit or community group

Venue

Garden in the Woods
180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701-2699 United States
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Phone:
508-877-7630, ext. 3303
Website:
http://www.newenglandwild.org/

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