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Monday April 8, 2013
8:00 AM
Contact  NY Wildfire & Incident Management Academy
fireacad@gw.dec.state.ny.us or (631) 769-1556

Welcome to the New York Wildfire & Incident Academy’s first spring prescribed fire academy. 

This academy is designed to teach individuals and teams how to properly conduct prescribed burns safely and effectively.

All academy classes are held at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York.

Detailed information on courses, dates, times and housing options can be found on the academy brochure on the Wildfire Academy page found on DEC's website.

 Course dates for this Academy are:

  • RX-301 - Prescribed Fire Implementation - April 13 - April 15, 2013
  • RX-310 - Introduction to Fire Effects - April 12 - April 15, 2013
  • RX-341 - Prescribed Fire Plan Preparation - April 8 - April 12, 2013
  • RX-410 - Smoke Management - April 8 - April 11, 2013
  • S-234 - Ignition Operations - Session A - April 9 - April 11, 2013
  • S-234 - Ignition Operations - Session B - April 12 - April 14, 2013
  • S-130/190 - Basic Firefighting and Wildfire Behavior - April 8 - April 12, 2013
  • S-130/190 - Basic Firefighting and Wildfire Behavior (Field Day Only) - April 12, 2013

All registrations for both the Spring Prescribed Fire Academy as well as the March 2013 course offering must be sent in by mail/e‐mail/fax. Completed applications can be e‐mailed to nywima@pb.state.ny.us or faxed to the Academy's office at (631) 769-1772.

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Contact  Adam Wingate

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