MS Forestry Commission Announces New Prescribed Burning Short Course Session
The summer session of the Mississippi Forestry Commission’s Prescribed Burning Short Course will be held June 19-21, 2018 at the Southern Regional Fire Training Center in Pearl.
The summer session of the Mississippi Forestry Commission’s Prescribed Burning Short Course will be held June 19-21, 2018 at the Southern Regional Fire Training Center in Pearl. The Prescribed Burning Short Course is open to the public and designed for anyone wishing to become a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager in Mississippi.
June 19-21, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on June 19th
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on June 20th & 21st
Southern Regional Fire Training Center
3139 Highway 468 West
Pearl, MS 39208
Space for the workshop is limited, and registration is REQUIRED. To fill out the registration form, visit the Prescribed Burning Short Course page.
Upon completion of the Prescribed Burning Short Course participants will qualify to take the Mississippi Certified Prescribed Burn Manager exam on the last day of the course. Registered Foresters will earn CFE credit. In the hands of a Certified Burn Manager, prescribed burning is a safe way to apply a natural process to manage forestland. Prescribed burning is one of the most efficient and cost-effective tools available to foresters and landowners in the Southeast for understory management, fuel reduction, site preparation, wildfire risk reduction, and wildlife habitat improvement.
For additional information about the workshop, please visit Prescribed Burning Short Course page or contact:
MFC Safety & Training Coordinator
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