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Training

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Upcoming Training

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

September 4, 2020 9:00 am

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training courses are being offered through a partnership between UW Arboretum and Incident Management Specialist LLC. This is a 30 hour on-line version with a 2 hour field day held at the UW Arboretum in Madison, WI on September 4, 2020. This 32‐hour course encompasses S‐130 Fire Fighter (24 hrs. online

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S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws

September 11, 2020 12:00 am

S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws

This NWCG course offered by Fox Valley Technical College provides an introduction to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chainsaws and their tactical wildland fire applications. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180 and current certification in basic First Aid/CPR or higher (i.e. First Responder or EMT). Please send a copy of

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September 14, 2020 12:00 am

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Online Course

This Intermediate Fire Behavior Course S-290 is hosted by UW-Madison Arboretum and Incident Management Specialist LLC is an opportunity to learn how to use fire behavior knowledge to safely suppress wildfires and manage prescribed fires. This course is National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) certified. The online course work can be completed in approximately fifteen hours

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