Prescribed burn training offered this winter in Texas

The Academy for Ranch Management will offer two rangeland burning schools this winter. Both burn training schools will take place at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Sonora Station (located on State Highway 55 between Sonora and Rocksprings).

The Introductory Prescribed Rangeland Burning School will be held February 18-20, 2016. The Advanced Rangeland Burning School will be held March 3-5, 2016.

The cost for each school is $395 (includes meals and lodging). In addition, a $45 fee for facilities use will be due upon arrival for each school.

If interested in attending either school, go to for a registration form, and mail it along with payment to Jeanne Andreski at: Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, 2138 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-2138. Those planning to attend should also send an email to Ray Hinnant at so they can be added to the list. For more information, call Hinnant at 979-820-1778.