Media Coverage of SBR TREX

Check here to see all the latest media coverage of SBR TREX. The purpose of this event is to train fire professionals, restore the forest and reduce hazardous wildfire fuels. We also hope to help educate local communities on the presence and necessity of controlled burning for our forests and encourage them to become more fire adapted. If you are a member of the media and would like more information about SBR TREX, please contact Kristen Austin (The Nature Conservancy) kaustin@tnc.org.

The Transylvania Times

FOX Carolina

FOX Carolina

FOX Carolina

TREX Story Map

We created a Story Map to help tell the story behind this amazing training! 

My TREX Story

We asked participants of the 2018 SBR TREX to tell their TREX Story - their accomplishments and lessons learned.

NCSU's SBR TREX Video

Thanks to North Carolina State University's Forestry Extension for putting together this video all about SBR TREX!

TREX By the Numbers

This fact sheet breaks down all of the training accomplishments at the 2018 SBR TREX.

Stay tuned for more!

The 2018 SBR TREX was just the beginning! Check back here for updates and news!

The Southern Blue Ridge Prescribed Fire Training Exchange began in 2018. The objective of this two-week TREX program is to facilitate peer-to-peer, experiential learning for prescribed fire professionals and others interested in advancing their understanding of innovative tools to restore fire-adapted ecosystems. Participants learn, practice, and share knowledge, skills, and experience in a unique, hands-on training environment focused on the ecological, social, communications, monitoring, and operational dimensions of planning and implementing ecologically-based prescribed fire. SBR TREX is an equal opportunity provider. 

CONTACT >

Helen Mohr helen@cafms.org

Tom Dooley tdooley@tnc.org

Jen Bunty jen@cafms.org

© 2020 by Jen Bunty, Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers & Scientists

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