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Dane County Parks

Prescribed Burn Training

Event Dates

  • 03/30/2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Please be sure to RSVP HERE

Hello Dane County Parks Prescribed Burn Volunteers and Friends & Partner Groups,

Lars Higdon, Dane County Naturalist and Shane Otto, Dane County Land Restoration Specialist will be hosting a seminar on Prescribed Fire Orientation/Training. They will be discussing operational procedures, fire prescription, weather and possible live fire simulation (weather & conditions permitting) The training will cover topics from basic RX fire equipment usage with drip torches, hand tools and backpack pumps. More advanced RX fire techniques such as dot lighting, flank fires and pump usage will be demonstrated.

If you plan on helping with Dane County Parks RX fires we hope you will make plans to attend. Dane County is striving to expand our burn program as fire is a critical tool in managing our natural areas. Insuring safety, efficiency and integrity of this program will take efforts from all involved. We would appreciate your attendance.

Date:  Saturday March 30, 2019

Time:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm

            (9:00 am–1:00 pm indoor session and lunch then 1:00 pm–4:00 pm hands on participation with prescribed burn weather permitting – wear sturdy boots, no-nylon clothing, hat and bring water.

Location:  Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Road. Madison WI

Lunch will be provided. Need a vegetarian option let me know.

Please RSVP (by Sunday March 24, 2019)   Signup Here     




Lussier Family Heritage Center (3101 Lake Farm Rd, Madison)


Rhea at 608-244-3601  or

Categories: Parks, Training, Volunteer