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Pile Burn Workshop

January 31, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Winter can be a great time pile burning brush and other woody fuels around your home. Learn how to construct and prepare hand piles take skill and an understanding of safety and weather considerations to minimize the risk of escape. This two-part class will cover fundamental topics to hand pile burning such as:
  • Safety and liability considerations
  • Weather conditions and interpretation
  • Navigating the permitting process
There will also be in-person local demonstrations for gaining hands-on skills. Whether you have been burning piles for years or are just getting started, this class has something for everyone! For questions, please contact Katie Low (katlow@ucanr.edu).
Part One: Hand Pile Burning Fundamentals Webinar Date & Time: January 31st, 2023 from 6-8 PM PST. Format: Free Zoom-based webinar. Sign up by January 30, 2023 Part Two: In-Person Hand Pile Burning Field Demonstrations Date & Time: TBD; dates, locations, and registration to be announced soon! Format: Hands-on, skills-based field day at different locations across the State. Field Day will cost $10.
Note: you must attend the webinar to attend the in-person demonstrations!


January 31, 2023
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm