Prescribed Fire for Wildlife in Florida


This training is designed to provide land managers and wildlife stewards with basic information on wildlife habitat management practices associated with prescribed fires in Florida. It includes sections addressing how ignition plans can be developed and implemented to meet specific wildlife objectives while minimizing risk. This training combines classroom lectures, panel discussions, and field exercises covering a variety of wildlife and habitats. Classroom activities will be held at the Leadership Training Center. Field exercises will be held at nearby south Florida wildlands and will focus on how prescribed fire can improve and maintain valuable wildlife habitats.

Sponsors: the Florida Chapter of The Wildlife Society and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Registration Deadline: March 12, 2023

Location: FFA Leadership Training Center
Address: 5000 Firetower Road, Haines City, Florida 33844 (get directions)
Contact Name: Jim Schortemeyer
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Apr 24, 2023 (All day) to Apr 28, 2023 (All day)



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