Texas Alliance of Prescribed Burn Association Formed to Combat Wildfires

01/12/2012
The Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources, Texas AgriLife Research and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service have formed The Texas Alliance of Prescribed Burn Association after a record-breaking wildfire season, according to a report from the Southwest Farm Press. The report indicates that the goal of the alliance will be to safely increase the use of prescribed burning. Roel Lopez, the institute’s associate director, said in the article that prescribed burning has been used for years to improve and manage forests and rangelands, improve wildlife habitat and reduce the risk of devastating wildfires. In the report, Lopez was quoted to say,“This statewide alliance, com...

To access this articles and others like, join the Fire Engineering Training Network today.

  Gain unlimited access to the most comprehensive database of firefighter training info in the world.

  Membership in the Fire Engineering Training Network includes:

  • Exclusive Online Access to FireEngineering.com News & Articles
  • Fire Engineering Magazine Historical Archives (Online-Only)
  • Annual Print Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine
  • Annual Digital Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine

Join Now

 Already a member? Scroll down to the Login form below to access this article.

LOGIN TODAY

FE Logo

Log into Fire Engineering and you'll have total access to the industry's leading online resource for finest training simulations, articles, instructional videos and much more.