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SC Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting 2018

Clemson Cooperative Extension

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 1:30 PM - Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 4:30 PM (EDT)

SC Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting 2018

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Day 1: Field Tour Only Ended $30.00 $0.00
Day 2: Classroom Only Ended $55.00 $0.00
Both Days: Field Tour & Classroom Ended $85.00 $0.00

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SEPTEMBER 26-27, 2018

Georgetown, SC


This is a 1.5 day workshop. The first day will be an afternoon field tour on the Francis Marion National Forest. Everyone will meet at Hampton Plantation State Park at 1:30 pm to begin the field tour. We need to carpool to reduce the number of vehicles on the field trip. The field trip will return to the parking area at 4:30 pm and the social will begin at 5:30 pm at the Kimbel Lodge located at the Baruch Institute.


The second day will be held at the Howard Center, 1610 Hawkins Street in Georgetown, SC with registration beginning at 8:30 am and the program starting at 9:00 am. This will be a classroom format, and a sponsored lunch will be served. ​Individuals can register for Day 1 ($30), Day 2 ($55) or Both Days ($85).  Reduced pricing available to landowners, call for additional details.

For questions please contact Paula Varn, or 843-563-0135



Day 1 | September 26, 2018


Field Tour – 1:30 pm

Hampton Plantation State Park

1950 Rutledge Rd. McClellanville, SC


Evening Social - 5:30 pm

Kimbel Lodge - Baruch Institute
Crabhall Road - Hwy 17 N.

Hobcaw Barony - Georgetown, SC 29440



Day 2: September 27, 2018


Howard Center 1610 Hawkins Street


Georgetown, SC 29440


Latitude: 33.367 | Longitude: -79.298



8:30  Registration

9:00  SC Prescribed Fire Council Updates

  Lynn Lewis, Chair – SC Prescribed Fire Council

9:15  Longleaf, Fire and People in South Carolina

  Rhett Johnson* – Georgetown Native

  Co-Founder of Longleaf Alliance

10:00  Fire Ecology of Florida and the Southeastern Coastal Plain

  Reed Noss*, Ph.D

    Florida Institute for Conservation Science

10:45  Break

11:15 Francis Marion Prescribed Fire – “The Grits and the Gravy”

  Paul Churchill – US Forest Service

  Fire Management Officer FMNF

12:00  Lunch

1:00  Awards

1:15  National Weather Service Fire Weather Program

    Mike Proud – National Weather Service
   Terry Lebo – National Weather Service

2:00  Prescribed Fire Accomplishments & Certification in South Carolina

  Darryl Jones – South Carolina Forestry Commission

    Forest Protection Chief

2:30  Fort Stewart Prescribed Burning Program

  Larry Carlile – Department of Defense

    Chief, Planning and Monitoring Section

3:00  TREX Prescribed Fire Training Exchange

  Tom Dooley – The Nature Conservancy

    Johnny Stowe – South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

3:30  Closing and Introduction of New SCPFC Chair

  Lynn Lewis – Chair – SC Prescribed Fire Council

  Jason Hewett – Clarendon Plantation

3:45  Evaluations and Dismissal

* Rhett Johnson and Reed Noss will be available to sign their books. Bring your copy and meet the authors.


*Request for refunds must be made 7 days in advance





Have questions about SC Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting 2018? Contact Clemson Cooperative Extension

When & Where

Howard Center
1610 Hawkins Street
Georgetown, SC 29440

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 1:30 PM - Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 4:30 PM (EDT)

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