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Prescribed Fire Certification Training

Prescribed fire is defined as fire applied in a knowledgable manner to forest fuels on a specific land area under selected weather conditions to accomplish predetermined, well-defined management objectives. Georgia Forestry Commission instructors will provide instruction on subjects such as fire behavior, fire weather and fire tactics. Course includes self-study materials provided by mail prior to the program, a two-day training session and a written state exam. Applicants for certification must pass this exam, have two years of experience and meet a prerequisite of having been the person in charge of five prescribed burns before becoming a certified prescribed burner in Georgia.

Tuesday, October 1 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

More dates through October 2, 2019

Nessmith-Lane Center (Statesboro Campus), 2911
847 Plant Dr., Statesboro, GA 30458

Event Type

Conferences and Workshops


Statesboro Campus


Continuing Education





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