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

Wildland Fire Canada 2019 Conference: New paths, New partnerships
Delta Ottawa City Centre
November 18, 2019 (All day) to November 21, 2019 (All day)

8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
November 18, 2019 12:00 am PST to November 22, 2019 11:00 pm PST