Prescribed Burn Workshop
Prescribed Burn Field DayRegistration is Closed
LOCATION & SCHEDULE
Southeast Regional Office
2302 County Park Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Prescribed burning can be a valuable tool for managing native plant diversity and controlling undesirable vegetation, but it can be dangerous and ineffective when not used properly. This workshop will provide basic information about how to plan and execute a prescribed burn for grassland management.
|The online "Official Missouri Prescribed Burn Course" must be completed before attending this event. You can register for the online portion here: https://www.hunter-ed.com/prescribedburn/ The online course has a $25 charge to a third-party host (not MDC) and can be completed in approximately 2 – 4 hours. Please bring your certificate of completion to the Demonstration Field Day. At this event, the participants will learn about burn equipment, burn line installation, safe weather parameters, ignition operations, and other techniques to safely conduct a prescribed burn. A demonstration burn will be conducted if weather allows, so please dress accordingly with safety glasses, leather boots (no steel toe), leather gloves, and a long sleeve shirt and pants made of natural fibers such as cotton or wool. Water and snacks will be provided. Please bring a sack lunch with you. Demo burn will take place at Missouri Department of Conservation Southeast Regional Office Cape Girardeau, directions to location will be provided at a later date.
JAMES L BOROWIAK
You must cancel your registration before Saturday, February 17, 2024.
All registrants for this event must be a minimum age of 18 years old by 2/17/2024.