If you are interested in joining our volunteer controlled ecological burn crew, join us for our the training workshop this Saturday, February 20, 9 am – 2 pm at the Paint Creek Cider Mill (4480 Orion Road, Rochester, MI 48306). 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-651-7810 ext. 401 by Thursday, February 18 at the latest.