Thank you to everyone who applied for 2021 SBR TREX!
The 2021 Southern Blue Ridge Prescribed Fire Training Exchange will take place from October 24 - November 5.
For a full description and details, please read this introduction, the About section on this site, and the full TREX Application Packet before proceeding.
The cost to participate is $400 to cover the cost of food and lodging, due upon selection and acceptance to the TREX program.
For more information on TREX programs, go to: https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/FireLandscapes/HabitatProtectionandRestoration/Training/TrainingExchanges/Pages/fire-training-exchanges.aspx
Please note, each participant and their employer are responsible for all paid and/or vacation time, including overtime, accrued during TREX. It is the responsibility of participants to inform supervisors of the training schedule, hours (approx. 10-12 hours/day), costs to participate in TREX and make any logistical and administrative arrangements regarding pay prior to arrival.
COVID-19 RESPONSE: The SBR TREX Incident Management and Planning Teams are carefully and continuously developing our response to the current pandemic. Participant and community safety are our first priority and we plan to take all necessary precautions to prevent and reduce the spread of illness. We will use agency/organization guidelines as well as guidelines from the CDC in making our decisions. There is a possibility that SBR TREX will be rescheduled and we will keep all applicants/participants informed of any changes.
Applications for SBR TREX 2021 are now closed. If you have any questions about your application, please contact Jen Bunty, firstname.lastname@example.org. Selections will be announced by August 15, 2021.