Coastal Bend Prescribed Burn Association

Coastal Bend Prescribed Burn Association

Educational Information

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Smoke Management Tools and Models

Fire Weather and Fire Behavior Impacts From Clouds - Great pictorial learning presentation on clouds and their relationship to how a fire reacts. 

Planning the Burn - A PowerPoint presentation by Greg Pleasant, TPWD. Includes how to develop a burn plan and find/use burn planning resources. (Edited for length)

Prescribed Burning for Wildlife - A PowerPoint presentation by Clifford Carter, Ranch Consultant and CBPBA Board Advisor

Smoke Management - A PowerPoint presentation by John Deleon, The Nature Conservancy of Texas

Fire Safety - A PowerPoint presentation by John Deleon, The Nature Conservancy of Texas 

Fire Weather Power Point Presentation  (this is a large file, allow several minutes to load)

Lessons Learned From Recent Prescribed Burns in Drought Striken South Texas, by Ray Guse, The Nature Conservancy, Goliad - Refugio Conservancy Area

Introduction to CBPBA - Power Point Overview

Prescribed Range Burning In Texas by: Larry D. White and C. Wayne Hanselka, Extension range specialists, The Texas A & M University System

"Outdoor Burning In Texas" TCEQ Booklet - PDF download

Texas Department of Agriculture Document "Protecting Our Resourses - Prescribed Burn Management During County Burn Bans"  Includes: Template for a County Burn Ban Order; Prescribed Burn Plan Worksheet; Burn - Do Not Burn Checklist

NWCG (National Wildfire Coordinating Group) Fire Line handbook
Apendiz B, Fire Behavior

Oklahoma State University paper
"Fire Perscription for Maintenance and Restoration of Native Plant Communities"

Florida's on-line Smoke Prediction Tool

Florida Live Fuel Moisture Collections (while the data provided is not applicable to anywhere other than Florida, the concept is very interesting and indicates the Florida's level of committment to prescribed burning)

Herbicides as an Alternative to Prescribed Burning for Achieving Wildlife Management Objectives

Fire Fighter Math Course

Relative Humidity Calculator

USDA Fire Effects Information System

NRCS "Prescribed Burning For Landowners"

USDA Web Soil Survey

TPWD Brochure "Prescribed Burning Associations In Texas"



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