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MDC Offers Free Prescribed Burning For Missouri Land Managers Workshop February 26 Near Chillicothe


The Missouri Department of Conservation will offer a free Prescribed Burning for Missouri Land Managers workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 26, at the Poosey Conservation Area in Livingston County. 

This workshop will teach the skills and techniques to safely and effectively use prescribed burns as a habitat or forage management tool.

Prescribed burns can be a valuable tool for enhancing native plant diversity and for reducing undesirable vegetation.

This workshop will teach about the planning, equipment, weather factors, and techniques needed to execute a successful burn for grassland or woodland management.

If weather permits, skills course instructor Scott Roy, MDC district supervisor, will lead a demonstration burn. 

Participants for the burn should wear fire all-cotton clothing, leather boots, and leather gloves.

This workshop is for participants ages 18 and older. 

Participants must utilize proper COVID-19 safety precautions.

Registration is required. 

To register, visit the link posted here.

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