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Welcome! Our facility is open on weekdays from 9am to 4pm and on weekends from 10am to 2pm.

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As always, our grounds and trails featuring self-guided tours are free and open daily from dawn until dusk.

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Adult Workshop: Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

March 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please note: This workshop will be held at our Black Earth location. Scroll down for directions and to view a map of the location.

(S-130 / S-190, I-100, L-180)
This 32‐hour course encompasses S‐130 Fire Fighter (24 hrs. online and 8 hrs. formal workshop), S‐190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (self-study), L‐180 Human Factors on the Fireline, and I-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System (self-study) training. It is designed for entry level firefighters and personnel and required by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) for agencies subscribing to National Interagency Management System (NIMS). 

Instructor: This course will be taught by Incident Management Specialist LLC, instructor Ken Terrill from Sun Prairie, WI. Ken is certified by the National Wildfire Suppression Association (NWSA) to deliver courses approved by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), which is the national organization that has developed the training and qualification standards for wildfire and prescribe fire professionals. Ken has over 25 years of experience in working wildfire and prescribe fire for the State of Wisconsin, South Dakota and nationally.

To register: ALNC is not taking registrations for this class. Please go to: to register and/or to find out more information.


March 16, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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