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BBPB

Monday, February 17, 2020

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Location:

Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area
Edward L. Ryerson Welcome Center

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CW Brush Pile Burn Boss Training

Volunteer Training - Chicago Wilderness Brush Pile Burning certificate

Take the first step towards being certified as a Chicago Wilderness Brush Pile Burn Boss.* In this regionally accepted training, learn how to properly construct, safely ignite, monitor and secure brush piles as part of restoration projects. Understand the pre- and post-burn communication requirements, become confident in utilizing weather data, supervising others around a burn bile, and making site observations that will inform decisions at workdays. 


The Chicago Wilderness Brush Pile Building & Burning Class is a training opportunity for experienced volunteers currently working with CW agenciences to manage or restore natural areas. 15+ hours of reported stewardship experience or the recommendation of agency staff or a site steward experienced with brush pile burning are required for enrollment. 

*This course does not certify you to manage prescription fire.

 

 

Requirements:

 

- A current volunteer at an agency, non-profit, or other organization that manages or owns land and has the environmental permits, guidance, and policies in place to conduct brush burning. (This training is not intended for private individual landowners.)

- 15+ hours of reported stewardship experience or the recommendation of agency staff or a site steward experienced with brush pile burning are required for enrollment.

- Two field observations and review of agency specific requirements with a representative of the agency you will burn with are required to complete your CW Brush Pile Burn Boss certification following the training.

Who:  

Adults

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