Prescribed Burn Management Class

You can become a  Prescribed Burn Manager through a class offered by the Missouri Department of Conservation.  Landowners, land managers, and contractors are invited to harness the power of prescribed fire to both achieve their land-management goals and benefit native plants and wildlife through the updated training – Prescribed Burning for Missouri Land Managers.

Through the program, participants will learn to manage a burn that is it is conducted under a prescription of specified environmental conditions, including temperature, humidity, fuel moisture, wind speed and direction.  This is a self-paced three-hour online prescribed burn course followed by an all-day field exercise to demonstrate skills learned.  The cost of the program is $25 for the online course, but the cost may be covered through a coupon or agency code from an MDC private land conservationist.

Learn more from MDC about prescribed fire, prescribed burn certification classes, field exercises, and more at mdc.mo.gov/your-property/fire-management/prescribed-fire.

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