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

South Dakota Grassland Management School
July 23, 2019 (All day) to July 25, 2019 (All day)

6th Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference
Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
July 23, 2019 (All day) to July 25, 2019 (All day)