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Basic Wildland Firefighter Training

Are you looking for a summer job or a career with a natural resource agency? Will your career include prescribed burning for habitat and conservation management? Do you want to improve your wildland fire knowledge and obtain national certification?

This training is part of the wildland and prescribed fire qualifications system used by all federal agencies (such as the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs or U.S. Fish and Wildlife) and many state and private wildland and prescribed fire management agencies.

This course will assist in your preparation for national certification, and is taught by representatives of the Six Rivers National Forest. Specifically, students will earn certificates for the following classes:

  • I-100 Introduction to Incident Command System
  • L-180 Human Factors on the Fireline
  • S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior
  • S-130 Firefighting Training
  • IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Attendance all days is required. Pre-registration is required by March 7.

This course includes a field trip. All participants are required to complete a Release of Liability form. See General Informaton for details.

date .......... Mon.-Fri., March 16-20, 2015

time .......... 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (one hour break for lunch)

fee .......... $220

place .......... Forestry Bldg. 204B

instr .......... Nolan Reynolds

course .......... FOR 480, 1 unit (CR/NC), 27754 REGISTER ONLINE

Nolan Reynolds has worked for the USDA Six Rivers National Forest for 10 years, including seven years with the Ukonom Hotshots stationed in the Orleans Ranger District, and a season working in aviation on the Grand Canyon Flight Crew. Recently he has worked on Engine 351 stationed in Fortuna, where he is the assistant fire engine operator. Additionally, he has been an Emergency Medical Technician for 11 years, and is the Six Rivers first aid/CPR cadre leader coordinating all medical training forest-wide.



Please fill out the online mailing list form so that you may be contacted early when a course is next offered.


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