Fire Weather Workshops Scheduled in Lincoln, Nebraska

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Fire Weather Workshops Scheduled
Nebraska Games and Parks Commission
Nebraska Games and Parks Commission

Lincoln, NE -( Learn how weather can impact the success of prescribed fires at upcoming workshops in Nebraska.

National Weather Service meteorologists will discuss elements of fire weather, how to obtain a fire weather forecast, how to monitor weather during a prescribed fire, and an introduction to weather-monitoring devices.

The workshops will be Feb. 10 at Wild Bill’s Wings and Bowling, 1100 S. Jeffers St., North Platte, 6 p.m.; Feb. 11 at Mid-Plains Community College, 2520 S. E St., Broken Bow, 1 p.m.; and March 12 at Homestead National Monument, 8523 Nebraska Highway 4, Beatrice, 1 p.m.

These workshops are for anyone interested in conducting or participating in a prescribed fire. The registration fee is $10. To register, visit

About The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

The mission of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is stewardship of the state’s fish, wildlife, park, and outdoor recreation resources in the best long-term interests of the people and those resources. To accomplish that purpose, the Commission plans and implements its policies and programs efficiently and objectively; maintains a rich and diverse environment in Nebraska’s lands and waters; provides outdoor recreation opportunities; manages wildlife resources for the maximum benefit of the people; and attempts to help Nebraskans appreciate their role in the natural world.

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