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Youth Prescribed Fire Field Day

  • Lake McMurtry East Side Recreation Area Pavilion 29180 Chisolm Curv Stillwater, OK 74075 (map)

Landowners, students, youth ages 8+ (12u parent(s) required), anyone interested in learning about the history of prescribed fire, why periodic fires are critical for our landscapes, and/or wildfire prevention are encouraged to attend.

Topics

  • Reintroducing grazing and fire

  • Utilizing fire for wildlife and pollinators

  • Wildfire prevention

  • Equipment

  • Prescribed Burn Associations

Weather Permitting, we will be conducting a few small demonstration burns in the afternoon at the Lake McMurtry disc golf course. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to get hands-on experience with the fires and equipment.

*Those wanting to help with the fires need to dress in long sleeved cotton shirts, jeans, safety glasses, leather boots or leather shoes. NO POLYESTER OR NYLON CLOTHING. They will also need to sign the lake’s volunteer waiver.


Lunch and water will be provided

Please RSVP by August 6, 2019 to:

Tanner Swank
620-566-7179
tswank@pheasantsforever.org

Cooper Sherrill
580-352-1533
coopews@ostatemail.okstate.edu

Earlier Event: June 13
Summer Fire Field Day