December 2-7, 2012
Resource Specialist Training- Prescribed Fire Training Center workshop to be held in Florida. Workshop geared towards those in the following professions but are not limited to: Wildlife Biologists, Hydrologists, Range Managers, Forestry and Silviculture Specialists and Techs, Land Managers, Botanists, Archeologists, and any discipline that may benefit or be affected by the presence/absence of fire. Info
December 13 - February 21
Nebraska Prescribed Burn Training Workshops- 19 different workshops throughout the state, both basic and advanced.
Sponsored by Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever; hosted by Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, Nebraska Environmental Trust, Prescribed Burn Task Force, Central Platte Natural Resources District and Natural Resources Conservation Service. Flyer
December 15-18, 2012
Fuels Analysis Techniques- 36 hours (Saturday–Tuesday) taught in a weekend format- Cost is $1,195.00
The target audiences are GS-4 through GS-9 with little or no technical fuels education. The courses will teach students how to correctly collect and summarize fuels information and perform fuels analysis via fire behavior and effects predictions. It is expected that the information could then be incorporated into a NEPA oriented fire/fuels analysis. Both courses will be held at the Phoenix Inn, in Bend, Oregon. The Central Oregon location will provide access to both forest and grass/brush vegetation types. Instructor is Art Benefiel who has significant experience teaching TFM and fire/fuels classes for Washington Institute. He's currently a Professor of Forestry & Geographic Information Systems at Central Oregon Community College, Bend Oregon. Masters Degree in Forest Resource Management from University of Washington in Wildland Fire Management. EARN CREDITS THROUGH HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY: Students completing these courses are eligible to earn two credits per class through HSU. Credits cost $80.00 each. Contact: Laura James,Washington Institute| (425) 788-5161 x23 | firstname.lastname@example.org