Southwest Louisiana Forestry Association Prescribed Burning Workshop

Shaun Tanger  |  5/27/2014 9:03:51 PM

The Southwest Louisiana Forestry Association, the LSU AgCenter, and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) will be having a workshop series to enable forest landowners to burn their lands safely and legally.

Location: War Memorial Civic Center, 250 West 7th St., DeRidder, LA
When: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, June 13, 2014, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 8 a.m. - 12 noon
 
Topics will include: fuels, burning techniques, proper tools, optimal weather conditions, smoke management, liability management, planning, fire behavior and more. The cost is $130 for first time students and $50 for past students wanting refresher training. Class size is limited to the first 25 applicants. Please make your check payable to SW LA Forestry Association and send to: LSU AgCenter, P.O. Box 609, DeRidder, LA 70634. Deadline to register: June 9, 2014.

For more information about this workshop series, please contact County Agent Keith Hawkins at 337-463-7006. You may also obtain regular forestry and wildlife updates by sending your request by email to Keith. Be sure to follow Keith Hawkins on Twitter (@khawkbikeragent) for the latest AgCenter forestry and wildlife tweets.

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