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April 2021

Wildfires and Air Quality: Two-Part Webinar Series (Part 2)

April 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Register Now: Wildfires and Air Quality: Two-Part Webinar Series The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a two-part webinar series on Wildfires and Air Quality, addressing wildfires and air quality impacts. These webinars are part of the EPA Environmental Justice Webinar Series for Tribes and Indigenous Peoples - to build the capacity of tribal governments, indigenous peoples, and other environmental justice practitioners, and discuss priority environmental justice issues of interest to tribes and indigenous peoples. Registration Details: Register for the…

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May 2021

Fighting fire with fire: Rx toolbox to combat identified social barriers

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

To ensure fire management reform is broadly adopted on private land in the western states, the attitudes of stakeholders towards the use of prescribed fire as a wildfire reduction tool need to be clearly understood. For more information and to register, click here

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Fighting Fire with Fire Prescribed Burn Webinar

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Texas A&M experts to discuss latest information, challenges facing prescribed burns The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a webinar, “Fighting Fire with Fire: Rx Fire Toolbox to Combat Identified Social Barriers,” at noon on May 6. Urs Kreuter, Ph.D., a Texas A&M AgriLife Research rangeland scientist and professor in the Department of Ecology...   To register, click here

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Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Course

May 17 @ 8:00 am - May 20 @ 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…

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Landowner Prescribed Fire Workshops

May 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Workshops are 1-day events.   Landowners can choose to attend either day (May 25th or May 26th.) Focus of the workshops will be to instruct landowners and others on prescribed fire planning and implementation and will cover everything from preparing a written burn plan to preparing the fire unit to implementing the fire in a safe and effective manner.  Key concepts will be human and equipment resources, timing, objectives, communications, and SAFETY.  This class will offer no specific certifications, rather it is…

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June 2021

Kansas Range Youth Camp

June 15 @ 8:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Mennoscah, 9458 SE 40 Street
Murdock, Kansas
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WHY ATTEND? The Kansas Range Youth Camp is designed to give the students a basic understanding of what rangeland is, the components of rangeland ecosystems, and management of those systems. Students selected to participate should have a serious interest in rangeland management, rangeland ecology, or grazing animals. For more information, check the attached flyer. 

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Nebraska Range Short Course

June 21 @ 8:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Chadron State College, Burkhiser Building Room 160 1000 Main Street
Chadron, Nebraska
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Register by May 15, 2021 Registration fee $325;  includes educational materials and field trip transportation. https://agronomy.unl.edu/nebraskarangeshortcourse 16 SRM CEUs are available. College credit is available. Agenda attached.   The Nebraska Range Short Course is designed to provide people who have backgrounds in range management, natural resources, or agriculture an opportunity to increase their knowledge and capacity in the field of range management. Consisting of a series of classroom and field sessions, it focuses on principles of range management for efficient,…

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July 2021

Field Day: Grass Management School

July 27 - July 28

The SD Grassland Coalition and partners will be hosting the 2021 Grassland Management School as two, 1-day workshops, July 27 & 28. See attached flyer for details and directions To register contact Jan Rounds at Janice.rounds@sdstate.edu or call her at 605-882-5140 to register for either of the one day workshops.

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Growing Season Prescribed Fire Workshop

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
2490 Road 45, Linwood, Nebraska

See attached flyer for more details. 

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August 2021

The Prairie Project: Coupling fire and grazing

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We contend here that the widespread adoption of pyric herbivory (the synergistic application of fire and grazing) and mixed-species grazing (cattle and goats) would not only make grasslands and savannas more resilient to environmental change but also enhance the profitability of livestock production systems. For more information and to register, click here

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