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Thu, Jan 25



Learn to Burn Field Day

FREE Learn to Burn Day in Andrews

Learn to Burn Field Day
Learn to Burn Field Day

Time & Location

Jan 25, 2024, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Andrews, 419 Wee Tee Rd, Andrews, SC 29510, USA

About the event

The South Carolina Forestry Commission, in conjunction with natural resource organizations and other partners, will conduct a prescribed fire demonstration and training session Jan. 25 in Andrews. The workshop is geared toward landowners with low to moderate burning experience, but all are welcome.

Participants will:

•learn why it is important to burn your woods;

•learn proper pre-planning and post-burn follow-up;

•discuss liability issues;

•view/discuss different burning techniques;

•have the opportunity to ask questions of experienced professionals;

•learn about opportunities for additional knowledge.

Attendees are encouraged to wear non-synthetic field clothing/boots, gloves and eye protection and will be required to keep a safe distance from the fire. Attendees should expect a variety of weather conditions, cold temperature and smoke.

* All attendees will be asked to fill out a waiver for the workshop during registration.

** Attendees will be notified 1 day prior to the Learn To Burn Field Day if the weather is not favorable. The alternate/rain date is Feb. 1, 2024.

*** Go through the gate with brick columns. Stay straight and park at the pole shed.

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