The 10th Annual Nebraska Wildland Fire Academy takes place April 1-9, 2017, at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford. Watch highlights from the trainings in this short video.
The Academy provides quality fire and incident management training at little or no cost, and utilizes the expertise of local, state and federal firefighters to ensure the fire training needs of Nebraska and the surrounding region are met.
The Academy continues to grow in students and classes offered. In 2015, 16 all hazard incident management team trainees from seven local, county, state and federal agencies and organizations were on hand to work on position task books and assist in the administration of NWFA. In addition, students from seven states and 24 federal, state and local agencies and fire departments registered for the nine-day event.
Early bird registration is just $30 per student per day of class and $30 per night of site lodging (meals included).
2017 course list
- RT-130 Annual Fireline Safety Refresher
S-130/S190 Basic Firefighting
- S-131 Advanced Firefighter Training (two sessions available)
- S-212 Wildland Fire Chain Saws
- S-215 Fire Operations in Wildland Urban Interface
S-219 Firing Operations
- S-231 Engine Boss (Single Resource)
- S-270 Basic Air Operations
- S-390 Intro to Fire Behavior Calculations
- L-280 Followership to Leadership
- Rural Water Supply
- Orienteering: Maps and Compass
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Thanks to our NWFA partners!
Our sincere thanks to the folks from the following agencies and organizations for contributing to the success of the Nebraska Wildland Fire Academy: