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FLN Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges (TREX)

College credit – new listing
This spring the University of Idaho is offering an online, upper division forestry course with TREX as the field component. Details are in the course flyer; registration is due by March 24.

 Nebraska March 13-25, 2017  — Loup Prescribed Fire Training Exchange / central
Participants in this TREX will conduct burns on private ranch lands designed to benefit native grassland and wildlife by discouraging woody encroachment into grasslands. The target audience includes local VFDs and landowners, as well as national and international participants from a range of agencies and conservation organizations. Applications are due by January 15.
Information: details on the Conservation Gateway (announcement,application)

March 13-April 2 — Niobrara River Valley Prescribed Fire Training Exchange / Ainsworth, NE
This TREX is timed to coordinate with university spring breaks, and participation from college students enrolled in fire or natural resources management curricula is encouraged. It will host about 40 participants, with a goal of burning more than 5,000 acres in north-central Nebraska, including the Niobrara Valley Preserve (The Nature Conservancy), Fort Niobrara/Valentine National Wildlife Refuge Complex (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service) and private lands. Applications are due by January 15. This TREX will include a day when non-burners can observe; details are in a flyer being distributed locally.
Information: details are available on the Conservation Gateway (announcement,application).

April 30-May 13 — Ashland Prescribed Fire Training Exchange / Ashland, OR
Visit the Upcoming TREX page on the Conservation Gateway for a link to the save-the-date flyer, and for further details when they are available.

May 1-12 — Central Oregon Prescribed Fire Training Exchange / Bend, OR
Visit the Upcoming TREX page on the Conservation Gateway for a link to the save-the-date flyer, and for further details when they are available.

late spring (TBD) — Chama Peak Prescribed Fire Training Exchange / northern NM-southern CO
This TREX will take place in the Rio Grande Water Fund landscape. Information: a flyer and announcement with preliminary information are on the Conservation Gateway

May 15-30 — Luera Prescribed Fire Training Exchange / south-central NM
Information: a flyer with preliminary information about this TREX is on the Conservation Gateway