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Chicago Wilderness Burn Pile Boss Certifications

Tuesday, January 7, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Laura Reilly
Brush Pile Burn Boss Certification
Date:                   February 15
Time:                    9 am-12pm
Location:              Salt Creek Resource Management Classroom
                            500 Ogden, Western Springs IL 
Contact Kristin DaPra for more information at

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, or for more information contact (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 (