The 2013 Direction to Wildland Leadership memo is out. In It, Bureau Directors identify key expectations for agency administrators and fire managers to follow this year. Read about it at:
The vision of the BIA Wildland Fire Module Program is to provide a premier, multi-skilled Wildland Fire Module that excels in planning, monitoring, reporting and managing wildland fire and hazardous fuels.
Southern Ute Agency
Qualifications As a new program, the module initially satisfies the Type 2 certification requirement. The long-term goal of the module is to achieve and maintain the necessary experience to be certified at the Type 1 level. Module members possess a broad range of skills, including wildfire operations, intelligence gathering and development of long-term implementation plans, structure triage and protection, prescribed fire planning and implementation, fire weather monitoring and documentation, reconnaissance and mapping, hazardous fuels project planning and implementation, monitoring of fire behavior and effects and fuels treatment effectiveness, and implementation of emergency wildfire stabilization treatments. Training The Module provides employment and training opportunities for tribal, Bureau of Indian Affairs, other federal employees, and students to advance knowledge and ability to plan, implement and monitor hazard fuels reduction projects and wildfire incidents. Funding Base funding for the Module is through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, National Fuels Program.
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