GFMC: Upcoming Fire Management Courses

Fire Management Courses and University Training
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The Nature Conservancy’s Fire Management & Research Program
The Nature Conservancy’s Fire Management & Research Program offers training workshops each year, held at different sites in the United States. The workshops are structured to expose TNC fire management personnel and cooperators to the fundamentals of prescribed burning and fire ecology.
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The Partnership for Wildland Fire Training – Part of Global FIREnet
The Partnership for Wildland Fire Training is a pilot project representing a joint effort between The University of Montana, the Southwest Montana Geographic Zone of the Northern Rockies Coordinating Group, and Global FIREnet. The goal is to expand upon currently available wildland fire training opportunities, to capitalize on the University of Montana’s  expertise in program planning and management, and most importantly to provide high quality, low cost training opportunities for wildland firefighters – whether they are privately or government employed. All courses are completely sanctioned by National Wildfire Coordinating Group and the Northern Rockies Training Group and will be administered completely and professionally.

Ministry of Forests, British Columbia
Similar to theInternational Air Attack Officer (Level One) course conducted in May 2001, that was attended by fire suppression representatives from Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Italy, another Level 1 AAO course will be offered to international participants in Kamloops, British Columbia, between April 18 – 22, 2005. 
This course will also be attended by fire suppression personnel from both British Columbia and the various provincial agencies across Canada.  The ground school portion of the training will take place commencing 09:00 Monday, April 18 to 12:00 Thursday, April 21 (exam). Practical flight exercises will commence on Thursday @ 13:00 through to approximately 13:30 on Friday, April 22. Course instruction will be provided in English language, however, simultaneous translation services can be provided upon request.
The course fees are $500.00 for the ground school session and $750.00 for the flight exercises which will involve air tanker and birddog aircraft for 2 drops for approximately 30 minutes per individual trainee. Further course information, description of course contents and registration form is available via our public website through the following links:




U.S. Interagency Basic Prescribed Fire Course Training Manual

U.S. Fire Information Systems and Software Products:
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