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AT: Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Course
June 3 @ 8:00 am - June 6 @ 5:00 pmFREE
Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, and Texas Longleaf Taskforce
Location: Lufkin, TX- Pitser Garrison Convention Center- Neches Room
When: June 3-6, 2019 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Cost: Free (seating limited)
This Prescribed Burn Manager Training will be held in Lufkin, Texas June 3-6, 2019. The course will be open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Limited seating is available and priority will be given to students who meet the experience requirements for TDA certification. Students who pass the final exam will meet the education requirements for becoming a Texas Department of Agriculture- Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager in region 4 (East Texas). Additional requirements for certification include 3 years of prescribed burning experience in this region, 30 days of prescribed burning in any region, 5 days of prescribed burning as the responsible individual, and qualifying insurance policy. The field day of this course will require students to demonstrate an ability to safely participate in a prescribed burn.
To register for the course email the attached registration form to Andy McCrady, Texas A&M Forest Service- Fuels Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15th, 2019.
Continuing Fire Training Credits will be available on June 3rd for individuals already licensed by TDA.
William “Andy” McCrady
Fuels Coordinator II
ISA Cert. Arborist & AFE Cert. Wildland Fire Practitioner Texas A&M Forest Service Forest Resource Protection – Mitigation & Prevention Dept.
P.O. Box 310
Lufkin, Texas 75902-0310