Continuing Fire Training

Date of Publication
September 15, 2021
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This course covers updated regulations, gives an overview of brush pile burning procedures, and describes several tools used to effectively manage smoke from a burn.

Course Information

This course is designed for licensed TDA Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Managers. It will cover updated regulations, give an overview of brush pile burning procedures, and will describe several tools used to effectively manage smoke from a burn. This course will also explain how to use the Texas A&M Forest Service Smoke Management Plan.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • identify the best management practices to support safe and effective prescribed burns
  • describe the safety measures and identify the new tools to help manage smoke
  • recognize the ecological role prescribed fire plays on Texas landscapes
  • identify the proper brush pile burning method to determine an area's attainment status
  • describe TCEQ burning regulations and exceptions
  • recognize TCEQ Fire Laws and Burning Rules

This course is eligible for 2 CFT hours through the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA).

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