Chicago Wilderness will offer two winter sessions of the Midwest Ecological Prescription Burn Crew Member Training class. Based on the National Wildfire Coordinating Group’s (NWCG) S-130 and S-190 courses, this training covers the basics of such topics as fire behavior, controlled burn techniques, and smoke management. The objective is to provide participants with the background necessary to safely participate on the crew of a controlled burn.
Please be aware that although the training is accepted by many of the natural resource management agencies in the CW region as the minimum training required for a participant on a burn crew, it does not carry the official NWCG certification.
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- Section A: Thursday, February 18-Friday, February 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Administration Building
- Section B: Saturday, February 20-Sunday, February 21, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Administration Building
- Section C: Thursday, February 25-Friday,February 26, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Thornhill Education Center
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
* IF REGISTERING MORE THAN ONE PERSON please call the Registrar at 630-719-2468.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
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