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Growing Season Burn Workshop

When:
August 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
2017-08-15T10:00:00-05:00
2017-08-15T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
2490 Rd 45
Linwood, NE 68036
USA
Contact:
Brian Teeter
402-219-2572

Join us for a growing season burn workshop on August 15th near Linwood, Nebraska. This workshop will introduce participants to burning outside of our normal burn season which is typically in March and April and focus on expanding our burn season to include other times of the year including the summer. Research has shown that many fires across the great plains were during the summer months of July and August and we will be talking about some of the misconceptions along with the many benefits of conducting burns during the summer months. Cost to attend will be $10 which will include lunch and refreshments. Students and Volunteer Fire Fighters are able to attend Free but please pre-register to guarantee a meal for everyone.

Highlights include:

Live Burn Demonstration – Weather Permitting

UAV (Drone) Aerial Igintion Demonstration – Weather Permitting

Will Green Grass Burn?

Effects on Plants and Wildlife

Effects on Cattle Forage

Site and Firebreak Preparation

Effects on Sericea Lespedeza 

Burn Plan Development for Summer Fires

Prescribed Burn Associations

Agenda: 

9:00-10:00 AM  – Registration

10:00 – 12:30 – Live Burn Demonstration

12:30 – 1:30 – Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 – Discussion Topics on Summer Burning including demonstration of ignitions using drones from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln NIMBUS Lab