Rx workshops 2018
Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops
May 14th- May 15th UC Blodgett Forest Research, Georgetown, CA
All Materials - Presentations are posted here.
May 16th-17th UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center, Browns Valley, CA
UCCE Cooperative Extension hosted two two-day workshops in May 2018 designed for landowners and land managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. They included a day of presentations and training and a day of field trip and live burning.
Day One consisted of a classroom session with speakers and Q&A on:
• 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 consisted of a morning training followed by on the ground prescribed fire demonstration (pending weather and permits).
UC Berkeley's Blodgett Research Forest workshop May 14 & 15 2018
UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center workshop May 16 & 17 2018