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May 11, 2021

Prescribed Fire & Climate Change – Are We Prepared?

Anthropogenic climate change, including connections to wildland fire, is an increasingly prominent topic nationally and in the Southeast. Rising global surface temperatures are already impacting wildfire risk, prescribed fire implementation, hurricane intensity, and many other issues facing natural resource managers in the South. Research shows that these trends are projected to continue. However, many resources… 

Jun 10, 2014

Prescribed Fire Field Days

In conjunction with multiple partners, the SERPPAS Prescribed Fire Work Group has gained support from NRCS to conduct several “Introduction to Prescribed Burning Field Days” in Mississippi, Alabama, and North Carolina. The workshops are open to landowners, consultants, and anyone interested in learning the basics of prescribed fire and how prescribed fire can be used to meet multiple land… 

Nov 11, 2013

Longleaf Pine Opportunities and Management Workshop (Dec 13, 2013)

What: Longleaf Pine Opportunities and Management Workshop for Private Landowners and Professionals When: December 13, 2013 Where: Raeford Presbyterian Church, Raeford, NC Topics to be covered during the workshop include:        Fire Ecology & Wildlife,       Cost Share Programs,       Establishing Longleaf Pine,       Markets,       Safe Harbor, and more! See… 

Aug 13, 2013

Prescribed Burning Program Accepting Applications in MS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2013 Jackson – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is continuing its partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, and Wildlife Mississippi to provide cost-share for prescribed burning on private lands. Since its inception in 2011, the “Fire… 

Aug 6, 2013

Fire-Related Webinars: Past and Future

I have recently noticed that webinars are becoming a more and more widely used educational tool in the environmental field, including in the world of fire. In fact, I myself will be getting in on the game this week (http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/prescribed-fire-opportunities-for-forestry-consultants). There are probably many reasons for this recent increase, but I’m sure that convenience and decreased… 

Aug 5, 2013

GA Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting 2013

The Georgia Prescribed Fire Council is pleased to announce its annual meeting, which is scheduled for Thursday, September 26, 2013, at the Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, GA. Please visit www.garxfire.com/events.htm  to download the agenda, directions, and registration form. Please take time to pre-register your attendance so that we can make arrangements for seating and the catered… 

Jul 18, 2013

Webinar: Prescribed Fire Opportunities for Forestry Consultants (Aug 8, 2013)

**Note: This webinar has ended. Please visit http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/prescribed-fire-opportunities-for-forestry-consultants to watch the archived webinar. You are invited to attend a live webinar presented by North Carolina State University, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, and North Carolina Forest Service. Who should participate? Forestry Consultants who service clients in North Carolina What will you learn? Participate to gain insight on prescribed… 

Jul 10, 2013

Prescribed Fire Prioritization Model Webinar- July 11, 2013

Webinar AnnouncementThursday, July 11, 3:00-4:00 pm EST   Note: This webinar will be recorded and posted online afterward. The IMAGINE Prescribed Fire Prioritization Model: A Logistical and Ecological Approach to Management Presented by Reginald Goolsby IMAGINE aims to solve the issue of technology overload confronting prescribed fire managers today. As the demand to prescribe burn more acres increase,… 

Jul 1, 2013

Prescribed Burn Workshop set for Aug. 8-10 near Sonora, TX

SONORA – The Academy for Ranch Management will host a Prescribed Burning School Aug. 8-10, 2013 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Sonora Station located on State Highway 55 between Sonora and Rocksprings. The workshop will provide information on the history of fire, weather, planning a burn, fuels and fuel moisture, and equipment, according to Ray… 

Jun 18, 2013

NC Landowner Workshop: Prescribed Fire in Your Forest?

July 20, 2013 9:00AM to 1:00PM Montgomery Community College 1011 Page Street Troy, NC Could prescribed fire be used in your forest? What forest type would benefit from prescribed fire? How and when should it be applied? Fire in the forest can be a scary thought, particularly if it is unplanned or if it occurs…