Louisiana Prescribed Burning Workshop
May 5 - May 7
Prescribed Burning Workshop: Wednesday (8 AM – 4:30 PM), Thursday (8 AM – 4:30 PM), Friday (8 AM – 12 Noon), May 5-7, Louisiana Ecological Forestry Center (formerly Hodges Garden), Florien, LA 71429.
The LA Ecological Forestry Center, the SW LA Forestry Association, the LSU AgCenter, and the LA Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) will be having a workshop to enable forest landowners to burn their lands safely and legally. Topics will include fuels, burning techniques, proper tools, optimal weather conditions, smoke management, liability management, planning, fire behavior and more.
This training will begin the process of becoming LA Certified Burn Manager. The completion of five prescribed fires and their documentation will complete the process. The cost is $100. Class size is limited to the first 20 applicants. Please make check payable to SW LA Forestry Association, and send to LSU AgCenter, PO Box 609, DeRidder, LA 70634. For questions, please call 337-463-7006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org