Prescribed Burning Workshop Tuesday (8 AM – 4:30 PM), Wednesday (8 AM – 4:30 PM), Thursday (8 AM – 12 Noon), May 16-18, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien, LA 71429
The SW LA Forestry Association, the LSU AgCenter, Louisiana State Parks, and the LA Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) will be having a workshop to enable forest landowners to burn their lands safely and legally. Topics will include: fuels, burning techniques, proper tools, optimal weather conditions, smoke management, liability management, planning, fire behavior and more. The cost is $130. Class size is limited to the first 25 applicants. Please make check payable to: SW LA Forestry Association, and send to LSU AgCenter, PO Box 609, DeRidder, LA 70634.
Also, HGSP cabins 1-6 are the ones closest to the training venue and are available to attendees who want to avoiding commuting long distances. The number for reservations is 877-226-7652. A little info on the cabins:
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture