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South Carolina Prescribed Fire Council Meeting 2013

Derrick Phinney

Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

Dorchester, SC

South Carolina Prescribed Fire Council Meeting 2013

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The 2013 Annual Meeting of the SC Prescribed Fire Council will be held on Thursday, September 19th at Brosnan Forest in Dorchester County.  Please plan to attend to hear the latest in prescribed fire research, updates on legislation, and the latest information about smoke and air quality issues.

The class has been approved for 4.5 Cat 1 hours of CFE credits.

Agenda

9:00     Welcome and Introduction 
            Darryl Jones, Chair
            SC Prescribed Fire Council

9:10     Comparing Mechanical Mastication,
    Herbicide Application, and Prescribed
    Fire in an Established Longleaf Ecosystem

            Brett Moule, PhD
            SC Dept of Natural Resources

9:45     South Carolina Prescribed Fire
    and Air Quality Working Group
            Myra Reece
            SC Dept of Health
            & Environmental Control

10:15   Break

10:30   Longleaf Pine for the Future                       
            Robert Abernethy
            Longleaf Alliance

11:00   Ecology and Management of Oak
   Woodlands and Savannas
            Gary Burger
            SC Dept of Natural Resources           

11:30   Painting the Landscape With Fire
            Den Latham

12:00   Lunch

1:00     RxFire Planner Demo
            Stan Buman
            Agren, Inc

1:45     Southern Fire Exchange Update:
   Highlights From Recent Research
   That You Can Use

            Alan Long
            Administrative Director
            Southern Fire Exchange

2:15     Break 

2:30     South Carolina Forestry Commission
   Update & Prescribed   Fire Statistics
            Darryl Jones
            SC Forestry Commission

3:00     Field Tour of Brosnan Forest           
            Josh Raglan
            Norfolk Southern

4:30     Class Ends

 

Lunch will be served and one free T-shirt per registration.

Registration ends on 9/13/2013

Contact Derrick Phinney 843-563-0135 Ext 3 with any other questions.

 

 

DIRECTIONS TO BROSNAN FOREST

125 Brosnan Forest Road

Dorchester, SC 29437

843-563-5726 office

 

 

q From Columbia take Interstate 26 East to Interstate 95 South.

Exit at No. 77 (St. George/Branchville)

At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto Highway 78 East.

Proceed approximately 11 miles and turn left on Brosnan Forest Road.

 

 

q                   Traveling Interstate 95 South or 95 North

Exit at No. 77 (St. George/Branchville)

At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto Highway 78 East

Proceed approximately 11 miles and turn left on Brosnan Forest Road.

 

 

q                   From Charleston traveling on I-26 West

Exit at No. 187 (St. George/Ridgeville)

Turn left at top of the ramp and proceed one mile to Highway 78 (BP Station)

Turn right (westbound) onto Highway 78

Travel approximately 8 miles to Brosnan Forest Road entrance on the right.

 

 

q                   From Charleston Airport follow Airport Road to I-526.

Go under I-526 and turn left at light and get onto the Interstate.

Follow signs to Columbia and proceed on I-26 Westbound.

Take I-26 West and exit at No. 187, (St. George/Ridgeville).

Turn left at top of the ramp and proceed one mile to Hwy 78 (BP Station).

Turn right (westbound) onto Hwy. 78 and travel approximately 8 miles to

         Brosnan Forest Road entrance on the right.

 

Have questions about South Carolina Prescribed Fire Council Meeting 2013? Contact Derrick Phinney

When & Where


Brosnan Forest - Norfolk Southern Railroad
Brosnan Forest Road
Dorchester, SC 29437

Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)


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