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Chicago Wilderness Burn Pile Boss Certification
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The Chicago Wilderness Volunteer Stewardship working group is excited to announce a brand new regional training to certify volunteers as Brush Pile Burn Bosses! The Brush Pile Burn Boss volunteer certification involves: - Completion of an in person Brush Pile Burn class - Completion of Brush Pile Burn Boss test - 2 Field Observations by certified stewards, workday leaders, or agency staff Note: Some agencies only allow staff to sign off on field observations.

1/21/2020
When: January 21, 2020
8:30 am to 12 noon
Where: Lost Valley Visitor Center, Savanna Room
6316 Harts Road
Ringwood, Illinois 
United States
Contact: Megan Dunning

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Brush Pile Burn Boss Certification
Date:                    Tuesday, January 21
Time:                    8:30am-12pm
Location:              Lost Valley Visitor Center, Savanna Room
                                6316 Harts Rd, Ringwood, IL
RSVP here:       https://apm.activecommunities.com/mccdistrict/Activity_Search/1355

Date:                    Wednesday, January 22
Time:                    8:30am-12pm
Location:              Lost Valley Visitor Center, Savanna Room
                                6316 Harts Rd, Ringwood, IL
RSVP here:        https://apm.activecommunities.com/mccdistrict/Activity_Search/1356

Additional training opportunities will be advertised through CW and the VSN as available. Upon successful completion of the course led by a certified trainer, you will be issued a certificate. You are responsible for providing this certificate to your organization.

If your organization would like to host CW Brush Pile Burn Boss trainings, our next Instructor Certification session is:

CW Brush Pile Burn Boss Instructor Certification
Date:            Wednesday, January 15th
Time:            9:30am-12:30pm
Location:      Blackwell Grounds and Resource Complex, Blackwell Forest Preserve, 29 W 220 Mack Rd., West Chicago  
Sign Up Here:  
https://www.mortonarb.org/courses/brush-pile-burn-boss-instructor-certification(Limit 30)

The requirements to become a Certified Brush Pile Burn Boss Instructor include:
 - Completion of a Brush Pile Burn Boss Instructor Certification session
 - Being a current staff member with a land management agency, non-profit, or other organization
 - Having previous experience conducting brush pile burns – minimum 4 burns
 - Having completed either the Chicago Wilderness Prescribed Burn Crew training or S130/190 Basic Wildland Firefighting courses

Additional instructor certification opportunities will also be announced through CW and the VSN as they become available. If you have questions about becoming a certified instructor or Brush Pile Burn Boss certification, please contact Megan Dunning (mdunning@mortonarb.org).