outreach efforts as fire awareness and preparedness, fire-adapted and smoke ready communities, and post-fire recovery. This eFieldbook focuses primarily on the history of the Fire Program and the creation of its education and training material for prescribed fire. It documents the following:
the need for and barriers to prescribed fire
origins of the FNR Extension Fire Program and its prescribed fire education and training
building the Fire Program team and education and training content
other resources for prescribed fire management and how to leverage them
Place-based fire management education and training is more important than ever. We hope our journey and this book inspire and empower you and other Extension professionals to develop a prescribed fire education program that meets the needs of the diverse landscapes and communities in your state.
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