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Connect Extension Virtual Chat: Prescribed Fire Education & Training
October 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Devastating wildfires are a growing threat in the West and across the Nation, jeopardizing the health, safety and vitality of communities and people. Prescribed burning is an accepted land management tool utilized to meet landscape health objectives. Building [certified] prescribed fire education, with emphasis on training, will provide opportunity for advancement of skills to private, non-industrial and industrial landowners and public land/fire managers necessary for the safe and proper utilization of prescribed fire on the landscape.
In this chat we’ll explore state mandates on prescribed fire certification, liability, prescribed fire insurance, and workforce.