IL Prescribed Fire Council's Winter Symposium

  • 02/06/2018
  • 9:00 AM
  • 02/07/2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • Giant City Lodge, Makanda, IL

The Illinois Prescribed Fire Council will hold their Winter Symposium on February 6 and 7, 2018.  The featured speaker will be Dr. Greg Nowacki, Forest Ecologist with the US Forest Service in Milwaukee, WI.  The title of his presentation will be "Current Efforts to Re-integrate Prescibed Burning Across Central Hardwood Forests."

The deadline to register is January 31.  The fee is $75 for the 2-day program.  The student rate is $25.  Contact Jackie Welch at 618/453-5672 or register online at

On February 6, the program runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes a full day of presentations.  The following day from 9 a.m. to noon there will be a field trip to local fire management sites.  CFE credits will be available.

Illinois SAF will hold a brief meeting following the presentations on Tuesday.

Download the flier HERE.

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