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Why We Burn

What is prescribed fire? Is it safe? Why do we use it?

Learn more about the ecologic, economic, and social benefits of prescribed fire.

Implementation and Standards

The WPFC developed specific recommendations for ALL prescribed burn practitioners in Wisconsin.

These recommendations include personnel training and experience requirements, burn plan elements, and implementation guidance.

Prescribed fire being managed by trained professionals

Education and Outreach

Help others learn about prescribed fire with our press releases, door hangers, fact sheets, interpretative signs, and other outreach projects.

Rx Fire Training

Upcoming Training Opportunities:

NWCG S-130/S-190/L-180 Wildland Fire Intro

February 11, 2022 8:00 am

NWCG S-130/S-190/L-180 Wildland Fire Intro

Madison College is offering an instructor led Basic Wildland Fire Course (S-130, S-190, L-180) on weekends in February.  The classes start this Friday February 11.  Class dates are Fri Feb 11, Sat Feb 12, Sun Feb 13 and Sat Feb 26, Sun Feb 27.  All classes run 8 am to 5 pm. To register contact

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Work Capacity Test (Pack Test) – Feb

February 25, 2022 1:30 pm

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test) – Feb

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test) – 3 test times; arduous and moderate available. Cost $11.55 Friday Feb 25th 2022 from 1:30pm-3:30pm, class number 61852 Thursday March 24th 2022 from 3:30-5:30pm, class number 61853 Monday March 28th 2022 from 2:30-4:30pm, class number 61854 Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email whitek@fvtc.edu or phone

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Smoke TOOLS Workshop

March 2, 2022 8:00 am

Smoke TOOLS Workshop

When – March 2nd, 2022 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Central Where – Virtual through Zoom – link will be sent to registrants Instructor – Trent Wickman, Air Resource Specialist for MI-MN-WI, Eastern Regional Office, USDA – Forest Service Overview of the Workshop – Smoke management and smoke hazards are one of the most

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