Spring 2020 Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop
Auburn City Fire Department, Station #1
485 High Street
Auburn, California 95603
Contact: Susie Kocher, sdkocher@ucanr.edu or 530-542-2571
Sponsor: Forest Research and Outreach

Workshop Topics:

  • Prescribed fire as a management tool
  • Cultural burning
  • Permitting and legal considerations
  • Cal Fire’s Vegetation Management Program
  • Fire weather forecasting / online tools
  • Air quality and smoke management
  • Prescribed burn associations
  • Local fire history
  • Fire terms and fire behavior
  • Burn plan development
  • Burn unit preparation
  • Tools and equipment

These workshops are designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. The first day will consist of classroom lecture, instruction, and exercises. The second day will include a field trip to view lands actively managed with prescribed fire and take part in a prescribed fire, permit / weather allowing.

2020 Spring Prescribed Fire Workshops