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Training

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Upcoming Training

Crew Member and Fire Leadership Training

November 7, 2020 9:00 am

Crew Member and Fire Leadership Training

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

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

January 4, 2021 8:00 am

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

When: Monday – Friday, January 4-8, 2021, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm; Class #31872. Cost $337.80. The course prepares new firefighters in basic firefighting skills and behavior; factors that will aid them in the safe and effective control of wildland fires. Face Masks will be required at all times, social distancing guidelines will be strictly

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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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