Contracting Prescribed Fire

Contracting Prescribed Fire

How much fire are line officers and managers comfortable with and how far can we push that limit? It’s time to change our thinking on a grand scale if we’re to come close to meeting the need. Dave presented an in-depth look at the benefits and challenges of contracting prescribed fire, versus completing the work with in-house teams. He broke down the numbers of backlog vs. yearly achievement vs. planned acres, with real-time statistics. Dave also discussed the types of contracts, day rates, and pros vs cons of full service prescribed burn contracts.

 

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