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Turnbull Creek Educational State Forest is hosting FLAME Week beginning Feb. 6. It’s a series of prescribed fire and wildfire related Zoom webinars.

FLAME stands for Fire Learning and Mitigation Education. The webinars will be led by N.C. Forest Service staff and partners. A special in-person fire-focused Project Learning Tree workshop for educators will be held Friday, Feb. 10 at Turnbull Creek Educational State Forest.

Pre-registration is required for the online webinar series and Project Learning Tree.
Click here for a webinar series registration form
Click here for a Project Learning Tree registration form

The webinars are open to the public. Space is limited.

Here are topics for the series:

“Lighting the Fire: Planning and Executing a Prescribed Burn”
Presented by: Phil Wallace and Julian Wilson, NCFS
10– 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 6

“Forest Protection Burning Laws”
Presented by: Matt Gordon, CFI, NCFS
10–11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7

“Fire Behavior Forecasting”
Presented by: Terry Lebo, NWS and David Greathouse, NCFS
10– 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8

“Wildfire Risk in NC”
Presented by: Hannah Thompson-Welch, NCFS
10– 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 9

Fire-focused Project Learning Tree Workshop for Educators
Facilitators: Carrie McCullen, Hannah Thompson-Welch, NCFS, Janina Millis, DAQ
9 a.m.–4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10 at Turnbull Creek ESF

For more information, contact the Turnbull Creek Educational State Forest at 910-588-4161.


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