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

Louisiana Prescribed Fire Council Meeting
September 24, 2019 (All day)

South Carolina Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting
September 24, 2019 (All day) to September 25, 2019 (All day)

Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting
Tifton Campus Conference Center
September 25, 2019 9:30 am to 3:30 pm PDT