Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops


Two dates and locations for these workshops

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

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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.

Register online at:

Registration for a nominal fee is required. For questions, contact Susie Kocher, (530) 542-2571.


Oct 4, 2018 (All day)



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