Upcoming Events
Upcoming workshops on prescribed burns
March 13, 19 & 20, 24 and 26, 2020
Various locations
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. Those 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.

Locations and dates:

  • March 13th: UC Cooperative Extension Office, 1710 Soscol Avenue, Suite 4, Napa, CA (one day workshop).Register here
  • March 19th & 20th: McCay Hall in Cathey’s Valley Park, 2820 State Hwy 140, Cathey’s Valley, CA (classroom day 3/19, burn day 3/20). Register here

  • March 24th: El Dorado National Forest office conference room, 100 Forni Road, Placerville, CA (burn day in Georgetown in April) Register here

  • March 26th: Auburn City Fire Department, Station #1, 485 High Street, Auburn (burn day in Georgetown in April) Register here

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

For more information contact Susie Kocher at (530)542-2571. or by email.

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