Madera County
University of California
Madera County

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands workshop - Colfax

Date: October 2, 2018

Time: All Day

Contact: sdkocher@ucanr.edu

Sponsor: Forest Research and Outreach

Location: Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall

Event Details

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop

Two Locations!

October 2nd, 2018 - Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall, 22 Sunset Circle, Colfax, CA

October 4th, 2018 - Ebbett’s Pass Fire District, 1037 Blagen Rd, Arnold, CA

This one day workshop (choose either Colfax or Arnold) is designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation.

A follow up one day field trip will be held at UC Berkeley’s Blodgett Research Forest in Georgetown (El Dorado County) during the last week of October. Participants will tour lands actively managed with  prescribed fire and take part in a prescribed fire, permit and weather allowing.

Workshop Topics:

  • Permitting and legal considerations
  • Cal Fire’s Vegetation Management Program
  • Fire weather forecasting and online tools
  • Air quality and smoke management
  • Prescribed burn associations
  • Local fire history
  • Fire terms and fire behavior
  • Burn plan development
  • Burn unit preparationTools and equipment

Registration for a nominal fee will be required. Register at http://ucanr.edu/2018rxfireworkshops.

For More Information: For questions, contact Susie Kocher, sdkocher@ucanr.edu (530) 542-2571.

Flyer for 10-2 & 10-4 2018 Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops

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