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April 2020

Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training (S-130 / S-190, I-100, L-180)

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
UW Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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$275

These courses are being offered through a partnership between UW Arboretum and Incident Management Specialist LLC.to the citizens in Wisconsin and surrounding states. These courses are opportunities to educate the public on how to safely suppress wildfires and manage prescribed fires. 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 System (self-study) training. It…

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S290 INTERMEDIATE WILDLAND FIRE BEHAVIOR – ONLINE COURSE

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
UW Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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$270

This Intermediate Fire Behavior Course S-290 is hosted by UW Arboretum and by Incident Management Specialist LLC this 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. The online portion of this course consists of a pre-course test and…

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NWCG S219 – Firing Operations Course

April 29 @ 9:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
UW Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Madison, WI 53711 United States
$675

This course is being offered through a partnership between UW Arboretum and Incident Management Specialist LLC.to the citizens in 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. For more information please download the Course Description and…

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July 2020

Summer 2020 Meeting Announcement

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! Some topics for discussion include: Introduction of our new admin hire, Andrea Weissgerber Government relations committee update Regional fire council participation Updates on the spring fire season Elections! We are taking any additional nominations for board membership. Please send them to: wiprefirecouncil@gmail.com A Zoom link, ballot, and full agenda to follow. Stay tuned!

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