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Spring 2020 Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops

For five upcoming workshops on using prescribed fire on private lands. 

March 13th: UC Cooperative Extension Office, 1710 Soscol Avenue, Suite 4, Napa, CA Napa Rx Fire Workshop flyer_March2020 final

April 28th & 29th: On line (two days): Recorded presentations with online chat with speakers on workshop days. Rx Fire for Foresters online workshop April 28 & 29 2020

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. Workshops with a 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.

Registration with a fee is required. Register at:

For more information. For questions, contact Susie Kocher, sdkocher@ucanr.edu (530) 542-2571.

2019 Prescribed Fire Workshops 2019 Fall Prescribed Fire Workshops

Past workshop materials: Presentations from past workshops are posted here.