SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – When used in controlled, supervised conditions, fire can be a beneficial land management tool. However, it’s important to stress that prescribed fire involves planning and on-site management.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold two prescribed burn workshops in southwest Missouri in January. These free workshops are for landowners who are interested in learning how to conduct prescribed burns properly and safely on their property with the goal of restoring native vegetation and improving wildlife habitat. Here is information about the upcoming workshops: