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Chicago Wilderness Burn Crew Training

A prescribed burn crew member standing in front of a prescribed burn.
Chicago Wilderness will offer three 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. This class can be taken as a component of the Woodland Stewardship Program in natural areas management.

Notes: Limit 45

Course number: 
W500
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Thursday, February 16, and Friday, February 17, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; or  Saturday, February 25, and Sunday, February 26, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; or Thursday, March 2, and Friday, March 3, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cudahy Auditorium, Administration Building

  • Section A: Thursday, February 16, and Friday, February 17
  • Section B: Saturday, February 25, and Sunday, February 26
  • Section C: Thursday, March 2, and Friday, March 3
     
FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

 

$75.00 members
$75.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

ONLINE: REGISTER NOW

* IF REGISTERING MORE THAN ONE PERSON please call the Registrar at 630-719-2468.