Informational Meeting Planned For Formation of Prescribed Burn Association

The Missouri Department of Conservation will partner with the Missouri Prescribed Fire Council, Pheasants Forever, and Quail Forever for an informational meeting on May 20th regarding the creation of the formation of prescribed burn association. The informational meeting will be held from 1 until 3:30pm on Saturday at the Hundley-Whaley Research Center near Albany.

Information presented will include the benefits of a neighborhood or regional burn association through a sharing of equipment, labor, and expertise. There will also be a presentation of the cost effectiveness of fire as a grassland and savanna vegetation tool.

The Upper Grand Prescribed Burn Association is being organized to help property owners plan and conduct burns in northwest Missouri. Josh Roller is with the Missouri Department of Conservation.



Attendees will have a chance to join the Upper Grand Prescribed Burn Association. The University of Missouri Extension’s Hundley-Whaley Research Center is at 1109 S. Birch St. on the outskirts of Albany. COVID-19 safety precautions will be observed.

Registration is required for this event. To register, visit this link.