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Prescribed Burning Short Course

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Prescribed Burning Short Course

Postby Yellow Lab » Fri Aug 13, 2010 7:56 pm

Has anyone ever taken this course? I am thinking about taking it in October.


Prescribed Burning Short Course

This hybrid (online and face to face) short course consists of approximately 21 hours of class room and field work in addition to the completion of the S-290, 32 hour online pre-course. The S-290 online pre-course MUST be completed prior to attending the face to face portion of this course.

Participants completing the online S-290, Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior and Prescribed Burning Short course will understand:

the state laws regarding your liability in applying a prescribe fire
the benefits, limitations and risks of applying prescribe fire
forest fuels and fuel classification
how weather and fuel moisture affect fire behavior
a variety of ignition techniques
methods for managing smoke
how to properly plan and execute a prescribe burn
Class Location: Courtyard Marriot, 119 Grand Drive, Hattiesburg, MS
Class Date: October 4 – 6, 2010
Fee: $250 (Must be received before access is granted)

Upon completion of the S-290, Wildland Intermediate Fire Behavior and the Prescribed Burning Shortcourse you will earn 54 hours of CFE credit and will qualify to take the Mississippi Certified Managers exam.
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