Prescribed Fire Resources

Regrowth after a catastrophic fire. 

Many landowners seek out professional help with their prescribed burns, especially the first time around. Forest management professionals can provide you with training, help you develop your burn plan, and even let you borrow some of the equipment you’ll need. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with your:

 

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eFire, a interactive site that allows you to choose your own eFire.  Learn about why and how prescribed burns are conducted and watch video case studies. 

The Benefits of Prescribed Burning on Private Land, a guide from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Prescribed Burning for Timber and Wildlife, a guide from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Using Fire to Improve Wildlife Habitat, a guide from the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Association for Fire Ecology: Improves the knowledge and use of fire in land management through science and education

eXtension: interactive learning environment delivering prescribed fire researched knowledge from the best land grant university minds across America

Jones Ecological Research Center: seeks to understand, to demonstrate, and to promote excellence in natural resources management and conservation on the landscape of the SE coastal plain

National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center: program blends field prescribed burning experience with curriculum of classroom instruction

Prescribe Fire Councils: Organized at the state and local level and offer information-sharing and networking opportunities for individuals, agencies, and organizations through annual or biannual meetings open to all prescribed burners

Southern Fire Exchange: Regional program for fire science delivery in the Southeast.  The site includes publications, models and tools for prescribed fire in the Southeast

Southeast Prescribed Fire Update: Provides current training opportunities, press releases, event happenings, information, education material for prescribed burning in the Southeast U.S.

Tall Timbers: Fire Ecology Program improves management for conservation of natural ecosystems through scientific research and outreach regarding the role of fire in natural plant communities

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