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July 2020

2020 Summer Meeting

July 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Zoom

The Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Council will be holding our summer meeting via Zoom on Thursday, July 23rd, 3:00-4:30pm. Mark your calendars! Below you will find the Zoom link and call in info for our 2020 WPFC Summer Meeting Thursday July 23rd at 3:00 PM. You can also view the finalized agenda, ballot, and info on the Regional Prescribed Fire Council Coordinating Group. Please let us know if you have any questions. Looking forward to seeing your faces on Thursday! Join Zoom Meeting:…

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August 2020

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

August 10 - August 14
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$337.80

This 32-hour NWCG course offered by Fox Valley Technical College prepares new firefighters in basic firefighting skills and behavior; factors that will aid them in the safe and effective control of wildland fires. It encompasses S‐130 Fire Fighter, S‐190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior, L‐180 Human Factors on the Fireline, and I-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System training. It is designed for entry level firefighters and personnel and required by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) for agencies subscribing to…

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S-131/S-211/S-133 Safety/Pumps/FF1

August 20 - August 22
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$307.30

This NWCG course offered by Fox Valley Technical College prepares entry-level supervisors in Wildland firefighting. S133 and S134 are now part of S131 training but the class title has not changed to reflect this yet. S-131 is Firefighter Type 1 training. Sometimes called Squad Boss, these are the entry-level supervisors in wildland firefighting. S-211 consists of three skill areas including supply, delivery and application of water. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180 (Please send a copy of S130/S190/L180 cert to Kelly…

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S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wehr Nature Center, 9701 West College Avenue
Franklin, WI United States
$270

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training courses are being offered through a partnership between Wehr Nature Center and Incident Management Specialist LLC. This is a 30 hour on-line version with a 2 hour field day held at Wehr Nature Center in Franklin, WI on August 24th, 2020. This 32‐hour course encompasses S‐130 Fire Fighter (24 hrs. online and 8 hrs. formal workshop), S‐190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (self-study), L‐180 Human Factors on the Fireline, and I-100 Introduction to the…

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S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Online Course

August 25
$270

This Intermediate Fire Behavior Course S-290 is hosted by Wehr Nature Center and by Incident Management Specialist LLC is an opportunity to learn how to use fire behavior knowledge to safely suppress wildfires and manage prescribed fires. This course is National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) certified. The online course work can be completed in approximately fifteen hours (current average), but may vary depending on level of student knowledge. This S-290 course is the second course in five course sequence developing…

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September 2020

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
UW Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Madison, WI 53711 United States
$270

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training courses are being offered through a partnership between UW Arboretum and Incident Management Specialist LLC. This is a 30 hour on-line version with a 2 hour field day held at the UW Arboretum in Madison, WI on September 4, 2020. This 32‐hour course encompasses S‐130 Fire Fighter (24 hrs. online and 8 hrs. formal workshop), S‐190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (self-study), L‐180 Human Factors on the Fireline, and I-100 Introduction to the Incident Command…

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S-219 Firing Operations

September 9 - September 11
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$168.90

This NWCG course offered by Fox Valley Technical College engages students in planning, execution, safety, coordination and evaluation of an ignition operation on a wildland or prescribed fire. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180. Please send a copy of your certs to Kelly when registering. This course will be offered Thursday-Friday, September 9-11, 2020, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm; Class #20488. There is a 9-student maximum for this course, but you are highly encouraged to sign up even if the…

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S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws

September 11 - September 13
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$168.90

This NWCG course offered by Fox Valley Technical College provides an introduction to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chainsaws and their tactical wildland fire applications. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180 and current certification in basic First Aid/CPR or higher (i.e. First Responder or EMT). Please send a copy of your certs to Kelly when registering. This course will be offered Friday-Sunday, September 11-13, 2020, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm; Class #23057. There is a…

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S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Online Course

September 14
$270

This Intermediate Fire Behavior Course S-290 is hosted by UW-Madison Arboretum and Incident Management Specialist LLC is an opportunity to learn how to use fire behavior knowledge to safely suppress wildfires and manage prescribed fires. This course is National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) certified. The online course work can be completed in approximately fifteen hours (current average), but may vary depending on level of student knowledge. This S-290 course is the second course in five course sequence developing wildland fire…

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S-219 Firing Operations – Online Course

September 16 - September 17
$675

This course is being offered through a partnership between UW Arboretum and Incident Management Specialist LLC.to the citizens in the Wisconsin and surrounding states. This course is being offered to educate the public on the roles and responsibilities of a firing boss (FIRB) and outlines duties of other personnel who may engage firing operations. The course discusses and illustrates common firing devices and techniques to safely suppress wildfires and manage prescribed fires. Because of the current Covid 19 environment the…

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