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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-390 – Fire Behavior Calculation

February 20, 2024 8:00 am

NWCG S-390 – Fire Behavior Calculation

Fire Behavior Calculations – NWCG S-390 Provides an introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations, which develops knowledge and skills required for effective fire behavior prediction. When: Tuesday-Friday, February 20-23, 2024,

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NWCG S-212 – Wildland Fire Chainsaws

February 23, 2024 8:00 am

NWCG S-212 – Wildland Fire Chainsaws

Wildland Fire Chainsaws – NWCG S-212 This class provides an introduction to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chainsaws and their tactical wildland fire applications. When:

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UWSP – NWCG Basic Wildfire S-130/S-190/L-180

February 23, 2024 8:00 am

UWSP – NWCG Basic Wildfire S-130/S-190/L-180

The UWSP Fire Crew is putting on our annual Spring class coming up. With this class, attendees would receive S-130, S-190, L-180, IS-100.C, and IS-700.B. Application are due by February

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