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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-290 – Intermediate Fire Behavior online course

January 26, 2023 12:00 am

NWCG S-290 – Intermediate Fire Behavior online course

Opportunity for anyone interested in taking an on-line version of the certified NWCG – S-290 – Intermediate Fire Behavior course offered by Incident Command Specialist, LLC. This class is being

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NWCG S-131 Firefighter Type I

February 24, 2023 12:00 am

NWCG S-131 Firefighter Type I

Opportunity for anyone interested in taking the certified NWCG – S- 131 – Firefighter I course. This class is being held in Saint Paul, MN., on February 24,2023 and registration is

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TPE Prescribed Fire Crew Training

March 11, 2023 9:00 am

TPE Prescribed Fire Crew Training

Saturday March 11, 2023 – 9 AM – 2 PM George Culver Community Library, 615 Phillips Blvd, Sauk City, WI Fee – $25. Limit 30 students. Advance registration required: 2023

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