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Learn & Burn – Prescribed Fire Workshop in Waynesboro, Georgia

Date: June 5, 2024

Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Time Zone: America/New_York

Location: Yuchi Wildlife Management Area, 780 Ebenezer Church Rd
Waynesboro, 30830 United States

Cost: $15.00

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Are you a landowner or land manager looking to expand your knowledge and practical skills in prescribed fire?
Are you interested in growing season burning?
Do you have longleaf pine-wiregrass fuels on your property?

 

Don’t miss the exciting opportunity to attend the Prescribed Fire Workshop on June 5, 2024, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area. Learn how to harness the benefits of controlled burns, gaining hands-on experience through live burns while discovering essential techniques for use on your own land.

 

Attendees will:

  • – Participate in a live burn
  • – Use a drip torch and other tools of the trade
  • – Learn about prescribed burn techniques, burn plans, smoke management, fire weather, liability laws, financial resources, and burn permits
  • – Ask questions to experienced professionals

 

What to Expect:

  • – Participants are required to sign a hold-harmless liability disclosure/waiver on the day of the event.
  • – Participants must expect to be active part of the day walking on uneven ground and using/carrying tools.
  • – Participants must wear natural fiber (cotton, linen, silk, wool) pants and shirts. Leather boots are preferred. Participants are encouraged to bring eye protection and leather gloves.
  • – Participants are encouraged to bring a bandana, water bottle, and sunscreen.

 

In the event of rain, the workshop will be rescheduled to June 6th or 7th.


If you need a special accommodation to attend this event, please contact Jesse Kamps (470-755-4335 or jesse.kamps@dnr.ga.gov) no less than 14 days prior to the event.

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Learn & Burn – Yuchi WMA
Registration fee includes lunch. Deadline to register is May 31st. Special accommodations requests must be received by May 21st.
$ 15.00
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