Air quality reports part of Wyoming Prescribed Fire Council annual meeting

Fire projects in western Wyoming, air quality and fire training are part of the Wyoming Prescribed Fire Council (WY-PFC) third annual meeting held virtually Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

The WY-PFC mission is to protect the right to burn, encourage the use of prescribed fire and promote public understanding of prescribed fire.

The executive board and advisory board meet 1-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, via Zoom, The meeting is open to the general public and does not require registration.

“The second day will include a slate of technical session that you do not want to miss,” said Derek Scasta, University of Wyoming Extension range management specialist and chair-elect for the group’s advisory board.

Sessions Tuesday, Dec. 1, began at 8:30 a.m.

Morning topics include updates from WY-PFC reports from around the country about certified prescribed burner programs, the Oklahoma PFC and the national coalition of PFCs.

Afternoon sessions include updates about the Department of Defense and the April Joint Fire Training Exercise in Guernsey, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality report on air quality and recent fires and Wyoming BLM fire projects in Sublette and Lincoln counties.

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