Education Workshop

Oct 04th - All Day
Ebbett's Pass Fire District - 1037 Blagen Road, Arnold, CA 95223

Registration is now open for two prescribed fire workshops in October 2018 organized by the University of California Cooperative Extension. They will be held:

  • October 2, Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall, 22 Sunset Circle, Colfax, CA
  • October 4, Ebbett's Pass Fire District, 1037 Blagen Road, Arnold, CA

This one day workshop (choose either Colfax or Arnold) is designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation.

Workshop Topics:

  • Permitting and legal considerations
  • Cal Fire's Vegetation Management Program
  • Fire weather forecasting and 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

A follow up one day field trip will be held at UC Berkeley's Blodgett Research Forest in Georgetown (El Dorado County) during the last week of October. Participants will tour lands actively managed with prescribed fire and take part in a prescribed fire, permit and weather allowing.

Download the flyer: Prescribed Fire on Private Lands.
For more information and to register online, click here.
For questions, contact Susie Kocher, sdkocher@ucanr.edu or (530) 542-2571.

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