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Develop your Personal Fire Qualification Plan for Prescribed Burning: Understanding NWCG Qualifications and the California Rx Fire Burn Boss Program

January 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Want to learn more about the processes related to attaining National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Qualifications and the role those qualifications play in fire management?

Join the Fuels and Vegetation Education team for a webinar exploring the NWCG Qualifications system and the California Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Program. Expert Sam Commarto will share his experience with the NWCG Qualification System, explain how it works, and describe how to navigate the system. He’ll review the policy framework, agency sponsorship, and tips for individuals trying to attain qualifications needed for prescribed burning.

Topics covered in this webinar include the required qualifications for participating in prescribed burns, the California Prescribed Burn Boss Program (CARX), and the pathways to qualification seen through case studies. There will be time at the end of the webinar to develop your personal Fire Qualification Plan and receive feedback.

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January 19, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Cal Poly SLO