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

Webinar - 2018 LSFSC Intern Projects - POSTPONED
January 17, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PST

Fire in Minnesota Ecosystems Workshop
University of Minnesota - Cloquet Forestry Center
January 30, 2019 (All day)

2018 National Prescribed Fire Use Survey Report
January 31, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PST

Prescribed Fire Training Center February 2019 Session
February 3, 2019 12:00 am to 11:00 pm PST