Kentucky Prescribed Fire Council

The Kentucky Prescribed Fire Council consists of state and federal agencies, conservation organizations, universities, contractors, and private individuals who promote the safe and beneficial use of controlled burning as a land management tool. Memberships are open to anyone interested in using fire to manage land in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Check out our YouTube channel for testimonials from land owners, seed producers, and practitioners.

Our Mission is to promote the understanding and enhance collaboration for the use of ecologically based prescribed fire in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

What we do:

  • Protect and advance the used of controlled burning to managed our lands
  • Coordinate and exchange information related to controlled burning
  • Promote the safe use of controlled burning through training
  • Promote public awareness on benefits of controlled burning
  • Advance cooperation among all parties in Kentucky directly or indirectly involved with the use of controlled burning
  • Share information obtained through research and monitoring



Save the date!!

September 24-25:  2018 Ky Prescribed Fire Council Joint Annual Meeting with Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists - Bats and Fire Workshop
September 26-28:  2018 Ky Prescribed Fire Council Certified Burn Boss Workshop

Both events will be held at the
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St, Cave City, KY 42127

Registration and agenda for annual meeting will be coming soon...

See below for Certified Burn Boss Workshop application(*.docx) below.  Please contact Ben Robinson (Training Committee Chair) with workshop questions and to submit application.

Ben Robinson (  (800) 858-1549 x4545)

Contact Kyle Sams if you have questions about registration   502-564-7109 x 4523 




                                                                                           We are a member of the Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils.                                                

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May 18, 2018, 7:13 AM