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Growing Season Burn Workshop


Growing Season Burn Workshop
August 15th, 2017
2490 Road 45 Linwood, NE 68036

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




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 Firefighters are able to attend Free but pre-registration is required for a noon meal.

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


Additional information

Select Ticket Option

General Admission, Volunteer Firefighter, Student