New Mexico Prescribed Fire Meeting

Where: USDA Office, Conference Room 145

                        6200 Jefferson NE, Albuquerque

 When:   Thursday, August 6

 Time:    10:00 – 3:00


 Meeting Agenda

 10:00 – 10:15    Welcome and Opening Remarks - Butch Blazer, State Forester, NMSF

 10:15 – 11:15    Who, What, Why’s of Prescribed Fire Councils & Coalition

                                    Mark A. Melvin, Chair, Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils

 11:15 – 12:00    Prescribed Burn Associations

                                    John Weir, Research Associate, Oklahoma State University

 12:00 – 1:30      Lunch Break

 1:30 – 3:00        Discussion- “Getting More Fire on the Ground” (suggested topics)

                                    -NM benefits of creating a state prescribed fire council

                                    -NM benefits of creating prescribed burn associations

                                    -how can NM join efforts to create national voice for prescribed fire use

                                    -where do we go from here?