Forest Fire Management (FOR-241)

Course Description

This course covers the nature of wildfire and the uses of prescribed burning in a forest or urban interface setting. Topics include prevention, detection, suppression, causes, and the ecological and economic effects of fire. Upon completion, students should be able to use fire as a management tool and participate in the suppression of wildfire.


Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Clinical Hours: 0

Work Experience Hours: 0