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Tuesday April 9, 2013
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.

3:00 PM
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

Availability Session Location: Town of Carroll Highway Department, 1725 Wahlgren Road, Frewsburg, NY 14738

The public is invited to the availability session to learn about the plan to consolidate the landfill and place a cover after consolidation (Carroll Town Landfill Site, Chautauqua County). The availability session also will provide an update of the ongoing construction of the treatment system at a nearby public supply well.

6:30 PM
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Turn your love for the outdoors into rewarding action. Assist with projects to help maintain and improve ecosystems and trails throughout the preserve. There is something for almost every age and ability to help with! Refreshments provided. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

LegendMeetings Reinstein Woods Workshops

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