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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)
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
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