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AT21-544 Virtual: Fire Ecology – Elements of a Prescribed Burn

December 2, 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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One event on December 4, 2021 at 9:00 AM

$50 – $60

Event Title: AT21-544 Virtual: Fire Ecology – Elements of a Prescribed Burn

VMS-AT: AT: Cibolo Nature Center (Enter AT#, Class Title as posted, and Presenter)

Comments: AT21-544 Virtual: Fire Ecology – Elements of a Prescribed Burn, Presenters: Rufus Stephens and Wesley Evans (AT=7h)

Event Date: 12/02/2021
Event Time: 1:00p-5:00p

and

12/04/2021
9:00a-12:00p

Event Summary:
Join us to learn about managing your land with a prescribed burn.

Event Description:
VIRTUAL ZOOM WORKSHOP ON DEC 2nd AND IN-PERSON DEMONSTRATION ON DEC 4  AT CIBOLO NATURE CENTER OR HERFF FARM.

Fire is a valuable land management tool that provides both ecological and financial benefits. When conducted properly, prescribed burning is safe and beneficial for wildlife and brush control. Experts in prescribed burning will provide you with everything you need to know to conduct a prescribed burn, including:

Reasons for burning:

  • Notification & Regulations
  • Weather
  • Liability
  • Equipment
  • Hazards and Firebreaks
  • Planning and Conducting a Burn

ZOOM CLASS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2nd 1pm to 5pm.
Will include presentations with:

  • Fire In Rangeland Ecology with Rufus Stephens
  • Preparing for a Burn with Wesley Evans
  • Weather Assessments for Fire and Prescribed Fire Equipment with Dusty Bruns
  • Plus, resources for program participants.

*This workshop will be recorded for program participants future use.

DEMONSTRATION BURN SATURDAY DECEMBER 4th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The demonstration burn will be in-person at the Cibolo Nature Center or Herff Farm. The location will be emailed to participants on December at the 3rd Zoom.

Masks, social distancing and PPE will be required.

Cost:  $50 Members, $60 Nonmembers

Register @ Ben Eldredge, ben@cibolo.org,   210-633-7150

Event Location:
Cibolo Nature Center
33 Herff Rd
Boerne, TX 78006

Instructor/Presenter:
Rufus Stephens and Wesley Evans

Contact Information:
Ben Eldredge
ben@cibolo.org
210-633-7150

Organization Website:
Virtual: Fire Ecology – Elements of a Prescribed Burn – Cibolo Center for Conservation

Sponsoring Organization:
Cibolo Center for Conservation

Details

Date:
December 2, 2021
Time:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
$50 – $60
Event Category:
Event Tags:
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https://cibolo.org/calendar/prescribedburn2021

Organizer

Cibolo Nature Center
Phone:
(830) 249-4616
Email:
nature@cibolo.org
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Venue

Cibolo Nature Center
140 City Park Rd
Boerne, Texas
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