A training event for TSP certification in prescribed burns / Conservation Activity Plan 112 (Prescribed Burn Management Plan) is set for October 28-30, 2014. Dana Larsen, National TSP team coordinator, and Chuck Stanley, National Range Coordinator, will be leading this training event along with Nebraska NRCS staff.
Day 1 training (October 28, 2014) includes:
TSP certification (required training courses);
Programs Information – EQIP by NE NRCS;
Prescribed Burn Standard - education; and
Prescribed burn plan / CAP112 criteria and development.
Days 2 & 3 (October 29-30) are 16 hours of NRCS approved basic fire behavior/prescribed burning training. (Note: Individuals wanting to become certified in prescribed burn / CAP 112 must complete at a minimum 16 hours of classroom training.) If you have questions on verification of completed classroom training certification, please contact Renee Hancock at the number below.
Space is limited to 35 participants. Participants are asked to bring laptops for TSP Certification. Also bring any existing prescribed burn plans for review and certification. Three plans are required for by NRCS for certification.
Renee HancockNebraska NRCS – Lincoln State OfficeState Water Quality Specialist & TSP CoordinatorPhone firstname.lastname@example.org