Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact Rx-410 Smoke Management Techniques Training


This course leads students through the ecological and historical role of fire, characteristics of smoke and the health, safety and visibility impacts of smoke. Other topics include public relations, legal requirements, meteorology, fuel consumption, smoke production dispersion modeling, and operational smoke management strategies. This course is designed to be interactive in nature. It contains a panel discussion, several exercises designed to facilitate group and class participation and case studies from a variety of fuel types and political challenges.

The deadline for submitting nominations is April 7th.

Location: Albany Pine Bush’s Discovery Center
Address: 195 New Karner Rd, Albany, NY 12205 (get directions)


May 8, 2023 (All day) to May 11, 2023 (All day)



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