2019 Missouri Ozarks Landowners Fire Ecology Workshop Series


The Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Consortium is excited to be hosting 2 upcoming fire ecology workshops aimed to deliver fire science to interested landowners and members of the general public. These workshops will have indoor presentations and in-the-field discussion, and are organized in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, National Wild Turkey Federation, Missouri Department of Conservation, and Mark Twain National Forest.

Learn about:

  • the historical role and ecology of fire in the Missouri Ozarks
  • why public land managers in southern Missouri use prescribed fire
  • how fire can be used to manage wildlife habitat
  • technical and cost sharing opportunities for fire management on private propery

WORKSHOP #1 -  May 11, 2019 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Location: Lions Club, Houston, Missouri (MAP)
Field tour: Gist Ranch Conservation Area (glade and oak woodland prescribed fire management focused)

WORKSHOP #2 -  May 18, 2019 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Location: Black River Coliseum, Poplar Bluff, Missouri (MAP)
Field tour: Mark Twain National Forest (Shortleaf pine / oak woodland prescribed fire focused)

Contact Name: Joe Marschall
Contact E-mail: marschallj@missouri.edu

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May 11, 2019 (All day)
May 18, 2019 (All day)



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