TPE Calendar

This calendar contains most of the TPE-wide events (e.g., many of the field trips), but is not complete for all chapter events (e.g., some work parties, some field trips). Please check chapter webpages or contact chapters directly for more events. Hope to see you at an event soon!

  • Saturday, November 07, 2020 at 09:00 AM through November 08, 2020
    Course begins in Dalton, WI

    PSC Prescribed Burn Training

                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by Tom Lynn

    Crew Member & Fire Leadership Training

    November 7 - 8, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Description: The course provides a background in fire ecology, fire behavior, fire effects, and the prediction of fire behavior for fuels of the Upper Midwest (wetland, prairie, savanna).  The course includes field training with live fire exercises as well as safe, effective and efficient use of equipment. The course meets the requirements for crew member and line boss training set by the Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Council.

    Course Details:  Fred and Karen Wollenburg will host the classroom portion of the course (W-2540 Grouse Road, Dalton) while Alan and Laurel Bennett will host the field portion of the course (W-2797 Grouse Rd, Pardeeville).  The Prairie Sands Chapter of TPE is sponsoring this training and there is no course fee for TPE members. Social distancing and mask wear will apply.  Classroom portion will be taught outside and some online materials will be provided.

    Registration: Contact Mary Goehring raygoe@yahoo.com or Jeb Barzen jeb@privatelandsconservation.org (608-370-3122).  Enrollment is limited to 6 crew member trainees and 2 leadership trainees. 

    Registration deadline is Friday, October 30th but register early because there are only a few openings.