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Prescribed Fire for Foresters

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This workshop provided attendees with the skills to develop smoke management plans, increase understanding of liability and permit development, and highlight management examples along with upcoming opportunities and policy changes. The workshop was intended for foresters, resource managers, and others with an interest in prescribed fire on private lands.

This program is available in online talks to watch at your convenience. 


Workshop Information

In the agenda below you will find the recorded presentations linked in blue

The Q&A sessions were also recorded and are available for both April 28th and April 29th. You will find the Q&A sessions just below in the blue box. 

Thank you!

Workshop Agenda

Introduction by Yana Valachovic, UC Cooperative Extension, Host

April 28th Two online chat sessions with groups of speakers (full presentation of Chat Sessions 1&2 Talks)

9:00-10:30     Chat Session 1 with speakers who covered:

1:00-2:30     Chat session 2 with speakers who covered:

April 29th Morning online chat session with group of speakers

9:00-10:30     Chat session 3 with speakers who covered:

Additional Resources:

  • A series of additional video-based resources from Rx fire experts: (link)
  • Northern California Prescribed Fire Council: (link)
  • California Fire Science Consortium: (link)
  • Humboldt County Prescribed Burn Association: (link)
  • UC Forestry Website: (link)
  • UC Fire Website: (link)

Helpful articles and fact sheets:

  • Prescribed Fire Liability in California (link)
  • Building a burn trailer to support your community's prescribed fire efforts (link)
  • Burning by the Day: Why cost/acre is not a good metric for prescribed fire (link)
  • Options for prescribed fire on private lands in California (link)
  • Is funding always worth the cost? (link)