- Fire in the Field
These wildland firefighter training courses are offered online or on CD-Rom by Interactive Training Media, Inc. The courses are currently recognized as National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training equivalents in the following states: Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Mississippi. Training requires partnering with a fire agency or NWCG qualified Instructor.
- Lessons Learned Center
The Lessons Learned Center has much to offer to the wildland firefighter and prescribed fire practitioner. With a focus on safety, the center provides feedback and a place to share knowledge to improve safety, performance, efficiency, and organizational learning throughout the entire wildland fire community.
- Tall Timbers Teacher Education Resources
As part of a long-term strategy for building public support for the Tall Timbers conservation mission, they are working with teachers in the Red Hills to continue to increase educational opportunities that help students understand what a special area they live in and the land stewardship it takes to preserve it.
Click here to check out this valuable resource.
- Smoke Management and Air Quality for Land Managers
Smoke Management and Air Quality for Land Managers is meant for those who are looking for a tutorial on smoke management and air quality. The refresher is comprised of four lessons, each of which can be completed in about half an hour; however, links and interactions allow further investigation of several topics.
- Wildland Fire Education & Training Collaborative (WETC)
The mission of the Wildland Fire Education and Training Collaborative (WETC) is to develop multiple sources of media, including but not limited to books, videos and classroom exercises, for the purpose of synthesizing the knowledge in fire science and to build as structure from which to move.
Click here to visit the World of Wildland Fire site.
- Wildland Fire Personnel Smoke Exposure Guidebook
Please note that this guidebook is a draft document and a work in progress. The authors feel the guidance information within will be useful to wildland fire personnel, however in the future content may be added, and edited.
- Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR)
The WFSTAR site is a good resource for wildland firefighters interested in keeping up to date on many different subjects. Several agencies use this site for videos used during their annual refresher course (RT-130).
eXtension Learning Network for Cooperative Extension
- Basic Prescribed Fire Training
This online course is for landowners, land managers, and state and federal personnel interested in the use of fire as a management tool in: Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. For more information, contact John Weir with Oklahoma State University.
- Introduction to prescribed Rangeland Burning
This is a self-directed course designed for Extension specialists, county agents, and NRCS personnel. Participants will learn about fire effects, fire ecology, fire weather, and reasons for burning. For more information contact Robert Lyons, with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
- Introduction to Southeastern Prescribed Fire
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental basics of prescribed burning in southeastern forested ecosystems. At the end of the course, the student should have a working knowledge of fire law, fire terminology, fire prescriptions, fire safety, firebreaks, smoke management, and a basic understanding of how to conduct a prescribed burn. For more information, contact Jennifer Evans with Extension Forestry, North Carolina State University
We at the Southern Fire Exchange work hard to keep our listing of webinars up to date, check out the upcoming and archived webinar listings under our Webinars and Events section. Continuing education credits are often offered for participation in live webinars.