Prescribed Fire Training and Information

Southern Fire Exchange

The Southern Fire Exchange (SFE) is a fire science delivery program in the Southeast, funded by the Joint Fire Science Program in agreement with the United States Forest ServiceSouthern Research Station. With key partners, including Tall Timbers, the program strives to improve access to and usefulness of southern fire science information and offer opportunities for the fire community to interact and learn from one another.

State Prescribed Fire Certification Programs

Florida Forest Service Prescribed Fire Certification (private citizens, agency)

Georgia Forestry Commission Prescribed Fire Certification (private citizens, agency)

Alabama Forestry Commission Prescribed Fire Certification (private citizens, agency)L

Southern Regional Fire Training Center (agency)

South Carolina Forestry Commission Prescribed Fire Manager Certification

National Prescribed Fire Training Center (agency)

National Wildfire Coordinating Group (agency)

Prescribed Fire Information

Introduction to Prescribed Fire in Southern Ecosystems – The how-to book for conducting prescribed fires in the Southeast.

Florida Forest Service – Prescribed Fire

Georgia Forestry Commission – Prescribed Fire

Fire Effects Information Center – Up-to-date information about fire effects on plants and animals.

Encyclopedia of Southern Fire Science