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Know Your Fuels, Know Your Fire Fall 2022 Workshop

A workshop with Heather Heward from the Idaho Prescribed Fire Council

Intent: Provide landowners and managers training to understand their current fuel conditions and the ability to measure change after treatment.

Agenda: at each location participants will meet the local land manager and hear about the goals and objectives of a fuels treatment project. We will talk through the process of how to set up a plan for monitoring and review the methods for photo point, fire behavior fuel model selection, fuel loading, and basic stand measurements. We will then collect data, compile it and share it with the land manager.


  • Monitoring Basics
  • Photo points
  • Fire Behavior Fuel Model Selection
  • Fuel loading using the Photoload method
  • Basic stand measurements

Supplies: Choose to attend the workshop and bring your own supplies, or have them provided (sampling frame and field guides). 

Recommended pre-work: register on

  • Introduction to the Photoload sampling technique
  • Understanding and Selecting Fire Behavior Fuel Models

*note - payment receipts are generated manually and will be sent the day prior to the workshop. Email us if you do not receive it.

*refunds and cancellations - we will issue refunds less $20 for requests received 24-hours prior to the workshop

Contact Information

0900 to 1600 local time