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The NC Coastal Plain Burn Crew Member participates in preserve operations, restoration, maintenance, and management. This may include the following functions:

  • Participates in prescribed fire activities, which may include burn unit prep, fire operations, managing staff and volunteers, maintenance of equipment and supplies, mop up, and monitoring.
  • When weather is not conducive to prescribed fire, the crew member will participate in longleaf pine restoration such as timber stand improvement, thinning, planting, monitoring, and other projects.
  • Assists in maintaining preserves and buildings, which may include maintaining tools and equipment, repairing fences and gates, posting boundaries, and maintaining grounds and structures at historical sites.

The Burn Crew Member may assist on prescribed fire operations in other parts of the Coastal Plain with federal, state, or private partners, or travel to other areas of the state or out-of-state to assist other TNC programs or partners on prescribed or wildland fires.