LAST CHANCE to sign up for Volunteer Prescribed Fire Crew Training, Dec 12, 9 am – 2 pm

If you are interested in joining our volunteer prescribed fire crew, join us for our Volunteer Prescribed Fire Crew training workshop this Saturday, December 12, 9 am – 2 pm. We will cover reasons for using prescribed fire, preparations for conducting a fire, necessary tools, roles of each burn crew member, and ignition patterns. Weather permitting we will do a small demonstration or mock burn after lunch. Snacks will be provided, but please bring your own lunch. RSVP required to or 248-651-7810 ext. 401 by Wednesday, December 9 at the latest.


About Ben VanderWeide

I am the Natural Areas Stewardship Manager for Oakland Township Parks and Recreation in southeast Michigan. I have a doctorate in biology (focused on plant ecology) and I am passionate about protecting and managing natural areas.

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