Full Site View
HOTTEST SHEETS!
Quick Links
  Home
  My Bulletin
  Contact The Bulletin
Opinion

Groene at the Legislature: Shell bills, ‘present but not voting’

Groene at the Legislature: Questions for wind farm proponents

More opinion

Ag News

Hearing your thoughts on the Farm Bill

Cattle feeder appointed to state brand committee

More Ag News

NorthPlatte Weather


Email Article | Print Article
Agriculture - Ag News
 
Registrations due for prescribed fire trainingTell North Platte what you think
 

Registration is due by Friday, Feb. 24 for two hands-on training sessions in prescribed burns.

Each day, a morning indoor session will cover prescribed fire concepts, techniques, and safety.

After lunch, participants will move outdoors to learn how to properly use the equipment needed for safe and effective prescribed burning as well as ignition sequences and prescribed burn protocol.

If weather permits, at least two prescribed burns will be conducted, according to Shelly Kelly of the Sandhills Task Force.  

To register, please call or text Shelly Kelly at 308-214-0065 by Friday, Feb. 24. Walk-ins are welcome, but please RSVP if you can so meal counts can be submitted.

There is no cost to attend and lunch is provided.

The goal for these events is to provide training and momentum in the Sandhills to help increase the use of safe prescribed burning to control eastern red cedars.

The first training will be held in Ericson from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Starving Stallion, 823 Highway 91. The afternoon session will be held at Cedar Creek Ranch (Joel Qualm) approximately 8 miles northwest of Ericson. Participants will be led to the location.

The second training will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. MST on Wednesday, March 1. The location is 16 miles northwest of Mullen at the 4 Bar 0 Ranch (A.B. Cox and Scout Hebbert). To get there, travel north on Highway 97 out of Mullen for six miles and turn west on Calf Creek Rd.

Travel west and north for 10 miles; signs will lead you to the ranch. 

Participants will be contacted if weather issues demand a date change. Bad weather dates are March 6 and 7.

The Nebraska Environmental Trust also provided funds for these events.


Like this story to send to your facebook

The North Platte Bulletin - Published 2/22/2017
Copyright © 2017 northplattebulletin.com - All rights reserved.
Flatrock Publishing, Inc. - 1300 E 4th St., Suite F - North Platte, NE 69101
 
Show me Talk Back during this visit
 
 

|
111001011100