Prescribed Fire Portal

Definition: A management ignited wildland fire that burns under specified conditions where the fire is confined to a predetermined area to produce the fire behavior and fire characteristics required to attain planned fire treatment and resource management objectives.
(National Wildfire Coordinating Group/Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

Uses for prescribed fire include hazardous fuel reduction, ecological restoration and maintenance, perpetuating fire-dependent species, controlling insects and disease, improving wildlife habitat, improving forage for grazing, enhancing appearance for recreation, and improving access.

Upcoming Events

Tenets for Forestry in the 21st Century
University Inn
September 29, 2021 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm PDT

4th Annual National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
Asheville, NC
October 4, 2021 (All day) to October 8, 2021 (All day)

Webinar - Prescribed Fire in Tahoe and Nevada
October 14, 2021 11:30 am to 1:00 pm PDT