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Cumberland County: Prescribed Burn Workshop

  • 03/12/2014
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Toledo Village Hall

The Cumberland County SWCD is hosting a Prescribed Burn Workshop for any interested persons.  The cost is $10 per attendee and includes lunch.  Register by March 5th at the USDA/SWCD Building in Toledo, IL.  Attendance will be limited to the first 40 people to pay their registration fee.  For more information, call 217-849-2201, extension 3.

Workshop Topics

  • Prescribed Burns on Private Lands
  • History and Objectives of Burning
  • Principles of Fire Behavior
  • Weather Interactions
  • Techniques
  • Smoke Management Planning a Burn
  • Burn Impacts
  • Woodlands and Fire Ecology
  • Professional Resources
  • IEPA Open Burn Permitting Process
  • NOAA Fire Weather Information
  • Ecological Benefits
  • Firing Techniques
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • NRCS Technical Notes
  • Burn Permits and Burn Plans
  • Prescribed Burn Association

Weather permitting, there will be a burn demonstration at the end of the workshop.

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