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Prescribed burn workshop set for Palisade

Friday, January 4, 2013

PALISADE, Nebraska -- Pheasants and Quail Forever, along with the Southwest Prescribed Burn Association will be hosting a day-long training to discuss prescribed burning techniques Wednesday, Jan. 16, in Palisade.

The workshop will be a Basic Training for landowners with limited knowledge and experience of prescribed fire. The Basic Training will provide presentations on when, why, and how to conduct a prescribed burn as well as how to write a prescribed burn plan.

Fire behavior and safety considerations also will be discussed. The Basic Training is a good refresher for those that have not had recent training.

The training workshop will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time at the Pioneer Cafe.

The cost of the training is $10, which includes a noon meal.

Those interested in attending are asked to pre-register for a lunch count. To pre-register, go to NebraskaPF.com, or call Andy Houser (308) 345-4163 ext.3. Landowners in Red Willow, Hitchcock, Hayes, Perkins, Chase and Dundy Counties are encouraged to attend.

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