PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: SPRING 2015
WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER TRAINING
Basic Wildland Firefighter Training
With Kevin Reese
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.
Kevin Reese has worked for the U.S. Forest Service for 15 years, on the Six Rivers, Tahoe and Klamath National forests. Kevin is currently the captain on Engine 351 stationed in Fortuna, and has experience with crews, aviation, prevention, and engines. Kevin is involved with training within the local community to promote a strong foundation in fire management.
- CALL 707-826-3731
(VISA/MC/Discover. Please have the above course data handy when you call.)
- REGISTER ONLINE (VISA/MC/Discover)
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