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Education booth at Pinewoods Bird Festival informs the public of prescribed fire benefits.The partnership supports education on prescribed fire and fire ecology issues through sponsorship and participation in conferences, workshops, and educational programs for the general public, educational institutions, and private groups. The goals of these efforts are increased public understanding regarding the role of fire in ecosystems and the facilitation of information exchange between fire management entities.

SEFEP staff hosts interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center class tour of an old-growth longleaf pine forest managed with fireExamples of cooperative educational and knowledge transfer efforts supported by partnership staff include:

  • Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conferences
  • Tall Timbers Research Station /Natural Resources Conservation Service Intro to Fire Effects and Fire Ecology Workshop
  • Pinewoods Bird Festival
  • Prescribed Fire Council Activities
  • Program for Advanced Studies in Silviculture
  • The Nature Conservancy Fire Learning Network
  • Tall Timbers Fall Field Day
  • SEFEP web page