The 'Coastal Bend Prescribed Burn Association' will hold an all day semina beginning at 8am Tuesday, July 28th, at the Dacosta Sons of Herman Hall, 15736 Farm-to-Market Road 168. The agenda is as follows;

8:00 - 8:30 – Registration $25.00

8:30 – 9:30 - Burning on the Coastal Prairie. History, fuel types and fire behavior. Private Consultant. Wayne Hanselka.

9:30 – 10:00 - Writing a burn plan and preparing the burn site. The Nature Conservancy. John DeLeon.

10:00 – 10:15 - Break

10:15 – 11:00 - Laws and Regs of Fire in Texas. Private consultant. Dr. Lynn Drawe.

11:00 – 12:00 - Fire Weather. NOAA. John Metz.

12:00 – 1:00 - Lunch Provided.

1:00 – 1:45 – Personnel and Public safety with fire and smoke. Victoria County Fire Marshal. Ron Pray.

1:45 – 2:45 – Benefits of burning. Stephen Deiss. GLCI.

2:45 – 3:15 – Implementing prescribed fire. Go, No Go. Ranch Biologist. Brett Huegele.

3:15 – 3:30 - Wrap Up.

2 CEU’s in IPM for Herbicide Applicator’s License.

7 CFT’s for CPBM License.

Environmental Consequences (2), Burning Techniques (2), Laws & Regulations (1), Smoke Management (1), Advanced Technology (1)

Registration is $25. Register with Kirk at 361 935-3030 or email at kfeuerbacher@tnc.org.