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Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Course

May 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - May 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Alazan Bayou WMA- Outdoor Classrooom
Nacogdoches, Texas + Google Map

Location: Nacogdoches, TX- Alazan Bayou WMA- Outdoor Classroom 

When: May 17-20, 2021 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) 

Cost: Free (seating limited) 


This Prescribed Burn Manager Training will be held May 17-20, 2021 at TPWD’s Alazan Bayou WMA near Nacogdoches, TX. The course will be open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Due to current social distancing recommendations, 9 student slots are available and priority will be given to students who meet the experience requirements for TDA certification. Students who pass the final exam will meet the education requirements for becoming a Texas Department of Agriculture- Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager in region 4 (East Texas). Additional requirements for TDA certification include: 3 years of prescribed burning experience in region 4, 30 days of prescribed burning in any region, 5 days of prescribed burning as the responsible individual, and qualifying insurance policy. The field day of this course will require students to demonstrate an ability to safely participate in a prescribed burn. 

To register for the course, email a completed registration form to Andy McCrady, Texas A&M Forest Service- Program Coordinator III, at [email protected] by May 1st.