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Virginia Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Course

September 23 - October 4

Free

Description: This course was developed to promote the use of prescribed fire in Virginia, as well as raise the knowledge and awareness of Virginia’s prescribed burn practitioners.  Students will gain an understanding of fire history and uses, burn planning and implementation, fire effects, and smoke management.  Certified prescribed burn managers can apply for an exemption to the 4pm Burning Law to complete specific types of burning during the restricted period February 15th to April 30th .

Format: Online self-paced delivery, approximately 12 hours.  Students have the flexibility to work through the materials as their schedules allow.  Experienced cadre members will host virtual office hours on select dates where students can ask questions and engage in prescribed fire discussions.

Tuition: Free

Registration: Opens April 29 – Closes August 16
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Target Group: Prescribed burn practitioners, natural resource managers, consultants, and contractors.

Course Coordinators: Jason Braunstein and Michael Downey

 

Details

Start:
September 23
End:
October 4
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://forms.gle/R5Q16rFYeraR1mEHA

Venue

Virtual

Organizers

Jason Braunstein, Virginia Department of Forestry
Michael Downey, Virginia Department of Forestry