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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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November 2020

Crew Member and Fire Leadership Training

November 7 @ 9:00 am - November 8 @ 5:00 pm
Free

Description: The course provides a background in fire ecology, fire behavior, fire effects, and the prediction of fire behavior for fuels of the Upper Midwest (wetland, prairie, savanna).  The course includes field training with live fire exercises (working with fire by burning breaks, spot fire training and ring fire implementation) as well as safe, effective and efficient use of equipment (primarily pump can, drip torch, flapper, radio).  The course meets requirements for crew member and line boss requirements as described…

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2020 Fall Meeting

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

The Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Council will be holding our 2020 Fall Council Meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, November 10th 3:00-5:00 PM. Mark your calendars!   Below you will find the Zoom link and call in info. You can view the WPFC 2020 Fall Meeting Agenda as well as final drafts for the Implementation and Standards Committee Guidelines and revised WPFC Mission Statement. Please let us know if you have any questions. Looking forward to seeing you!   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82544780728?pwd=V0NEb1NkKzh3R2pnOW5CUmkzajFHdz09 Meeting ID: 825 4478 0728…

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