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Additional skills & knowledge (ASK) training

Below are the APPROVED agendas that qualify for A.S.K. hours. 

The tractor operators need at least 5 hours per year.  FMOs need 10 hours, and foresters need 10 ASK hours on top of their 10 CFE hours. FMOs are responsible for tracking hours for their personnel.  

2024A.S.K. Hours
Engaging the Public in Prescribed Fire – North Florida RX Fire Council
Coursemaster
1
Fire in Paradise
Coursemaster
1
Fire Ties that Bind- The Natural & Cultural Heritage of Controlled Burning
Coursemaster
1
The Original Firebird: Bobwhite Management in the Southeast
Coursemaster
1
Fire Benefits for Deer and Turkey1.25
Climate-Driven Changes in Prescribed Fire in the Southeastern US1
Fire and WUI in the eastern US – Fueling Collaboration Season 2, Discussion 41.5
UAS / Drones for Prescribed Fire Ignitions1
Slack and Scarcity in Wildland Fire1.25
The Intersection Between Bat Management and Fire in the Southeastern US1.25
Prescribed Burning with Research and Training Objectives1.25
Prescribed Fire and Wild Turkey Habitat in North Georgia1.25
2023A.S.K. Hours
Prescribed Burning Techniques and Lessons Learned1
Herbaceous forest vegetation management1
Invasive Grasses of the Southeast1
Invasive Species in Southern Forests: Problems and Solutions1
Southern Pine Beetle (SPB) and Ips Bark Beetles1
Wildland Fires & Deficit Farm Soil Organic Matter (OM)1
2022A.S.K. Hours
Fire-Adapted Cities1
Longleaf Topics: Fire & Wildlife1.5
Potential Impacts Of Prescribed Fire Smoke1
Invasive Grasses Of The Southeast1
COVID-19 Impacts On Southeast Prescribed Fire & Strategies For Keeping Fire On The Ground1.5
Legal Liability For Prescribed Fire In The Southeast1
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices1
8.0
2021A.S.K. Hours
2020 SC Prescribed Fire Council Meeting (word)
Agenda (word)
2.5
Air Quality 101 – Essential Concepts and Tools for Prescribed Burners (word)1.5
Firefighter Safety in the WUI and LCES (word)
Agenda (word)
1
Growing Season Prescribed Fires and Ground-Nesting Birds (word)1
The How, What and Where of Safety Zones (word)1.5
Overview of Facilitated Learning Analysis (FLA) Process (word)1
Prescribed Burning 101 (word)1
Prescribed Fire In Piedmont Hardwoods (word)
Agenda (word)
2
20.5
2020 
Description of AgendasA.S.K. Hours
Critical Fire Weather Patterns1.5
Recent Advances in Understanding Eastern US Litter Flammability1
Wildland Firefighter Heat Illness Awareness and Prevention1.5
Hazard Tree Safety1
Everyone Goes Home and Stress Preparation1
Fire Prevention Lessons Learned1
Spotfires1
Hazard Tree and Burn Boss1
20.5