K-State Research and Extension is teaming up with the USDA's Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency, and the Pawnee County Conservation District to host a Prescribed Burn Workshop on Jan. 10, 2012.
The workshop, designed for anyone interested in conducting a safe prescribed burn, will be held at the J.A. Haas Exhibit Building at 400 E. 18th St. in Larned, Kan. from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Presentations will include: Reasons for Burning; Notification, Regulations and Permits; Weather; Liability, Using a Burn Contractor and Burning Assistance; Equipment, Hazards and Firebreaks; and Planning and Conducting a Prescribed Burn.
A $10 fee includes workshop materials and lunch and can be paid at the door. Organizers ask, however that participants register by Wednesday, Jan. 4 by contacting the K-State Research and Extension Pawnee County office at 620-285-6901 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure that enough materials and meals are available.
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