Oct 20, 2020  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
    
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

FS 2210 - Wildland Fire Management

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite: (ENG 0950  or ESOL 0951 ) + MATH 0930  + RDG 0950  or appropriate placement scores .

This course will explore the history of wildland fire management as it relates to significant wildland fires that have influenced changes in safety practices, protocols and policy direction. Students will also become efficient in using position task books, Field Manager’s Course Guide and the Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide. Finally, students will identify fuel models and explore fuel mitigation techniques used to reduce the potential for high intensity wildfires.