Prescribed fire is a SAFE way to apply a natural process, ensure ecosystem health and reduce wildfire risk.

Upcoming Events


The University of West Alabama, Alabama Forestry Commission, Alabama Prescribed Fire Council, Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS), Natural Resources Conservation Service, Southern Fire Exchange and others have partnered to provide a one-day prescribed fire workshop. Share the AL Rx Fire Field Day Flier with others!

Date: July 24, 2014

Location: Alfa Environmental Center, University of West Alabama, Sumter County

Who should attend? The workshop is open to landowners, consultants, and others interested in learning how prescribed fire can be used to meet multiple land management objectives.

Topics: Participants will learn about the benefits  of burning, where to get assistance, when to burn, writing a burn plan, and will tour a local TREASURE Forest landowner’s stand.

Cost: $10 includes  fees, catered lunch, handouts, and transportation to/from field site

*5.5 PLM points and 3.5 CFE’s are available for workshop attendees.

Contact: For questions about registration, please contact contact Addie Thornton at 919-515-5065.  Click

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Alabama Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting

Save the date for the 2014 ALPFC Annual Meeting. More information to follow.

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Alabama Certified Burn Manager Recertification

2014 Course Schedule To Be Announced

2014 Longleaf Alliance Regional Conference

Oct 21, 2014 – Oct 24, 2014 Mobile, AL

Save the date for the 10th Biennial Longleaf Alliance Regional Conference!…

Alabama Forest Owners Association Annual Meeting

April 25-26 Guntersville

Mission Statement

Mission:“To protect, conserve, and expand the safe use of prescribed fire on Alabama’s fire adapted landscape.”Purpose:a. provide a focus for issues and concernsb. facilitate communication and the exchange of information

c. provide a forum where all interested parties may participate

d. promote a general public understanding prescribed fire and distinguishing

between prescribed fire and wildland fire,

e. promote safety, training, and research in the art and science of prescribed fire,

f. provide a forum for discussions on prescribed fire practices, and

g. promote and facilitate an increase in acres treated annually with prescribed fire.