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

Nevada Prescribed Fire Alliance Spring Meeting
Desert Research Institute
May 23, 2019 9:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT

Kentucky Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
May 28, 2019 (All day) to May 29, 2019 (All day)