Wed, May 05 | Louisiana Ecological Forestry Center

Prescribed Burn Workshop

The Louisiana Ecological Forestry Center, the SW LA Forestry Association, the LSU AgCenter, and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) will be having a workshop to enable forest landowners to burn their lands safely and legally May 5-7. Class is limited to 20 people.
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Prescribed Burn Workshop

Time & Location

May 05, 8:00 AM – May 07, 12:00 PM
Louisiana Ecological Forestry Center, 1000 Hodges Loop, Florien, LA 71429, USA

About the Event

The Louisiana Ecological Forestry Center, the SW LA Forestry Association, the LSU AgCenter, and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) will be having a workshop to enable forest landowners to burn their lands safely and legally. Topics will include fuels, burning techniques, proper tools, optimal weather conditions, smoke management, liability management, planning, fire behavior and more.  This training will begin the process of becoming Louisiana Certified Burn Manager. Classes will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 5 and 6 and 8 a.m. to noon on May 7. The completion of five prescribed fires and their documentation will complete the process. The cost is $100. Class size is limited to the first 20 applicants. Please make check payable to SW LA Forestry Association, and send to LSU AgCenter, PO Box 609, DeRidder, LA 70634. For questions, please call 337-463-7006 or email khawkins@agcenter.lsu.edu

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