• COORDINATE AND EXCHANGE INFORMATION RELATED TO CONTROLLED BURNING

    COORDINATE AND EXCHANGE INFORMATION
    RELATED TO CONTROLLED BURNING

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

  • PROMOTE THE SAFE AND BENEFICIAL USE  OF CONTROLLED BURNING

    PROMOTE THE SAFE AND BENEFICIAL
    USE OF CONTROLLED BURNING

    The Kentucky Prescribed Fire Council consists of state and
    federal agencies, conservation organizations, universities,
    contractors, and private individuals.

Controlled Burn Workshop

The Kentucky Prescribed Fire Council is excited to offer three Controlled Burn Workshops across the Commonwealth. These workshops will take place in Madison County, Bernheim Forest, and Wendall H. Ford training Center on October 23rd 2021, and is capped at 30 participants a piece (based on available space). These courses cover the basics of prescribed fire in Kentucky and are geared toward the private landowner interested in burning their property within the regulations set forth in KRS149.375 (fire ban seasons and burn windows). Please contact Cody M Rhoden with any questions or concerns at cody.rhoden@ky.gov.

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what we do

ecologically based prescribed fire


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.

  • 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

Join Us!

professional and knowledgable members


We encourage agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals to join the Kentucky Prescribed Fire Council. Applications for membership are available at our annual conference or by contacting us at kyfirecouncil@gmail.com.

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This article discusses an ongoing NFWF grant awarded to Berea College and the College of the South.

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