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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

January 18, 2021 8:00 am

NWCG S-290 Intermediate Fire Behavior

When: Monday-Thursday, January 18-21, 2021, 8:00am-6:00pm; Class #31873. Cost $168.90. This class is designed to prepare the prospective supervisor to undertake safe and effective fire management operations. This course builds upon the basics in S-190, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior but provides more detailed information about characteristics and interactions of the wildland fire...

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

February 8, 2021 8:00 am

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

This course prepares new firefighters in basic firefighting skills and behavior; factors that will aid them in the safe and effective control of wildland fires. Course number: 64142 Course location: MATC Protective Services Center – Room 220 1701 Pearson St., Madison, WI Course Dates: February 8th – February 12th 2021 *You must attend all 5

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2021 TPE Online Conference Burn School

February 23, 2021 9:00 am

2021 TPE Online Conference Burn School

This online workshop is designed to meet part of the training requirements for becoming an official crew member on TPE-sponsored prescribed burns. Following successful completion of the course, students will also need to participate in a short field session on equipment and fire suppression techniques with their local chapter. Students will also need to serve as

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