The Cumberland County SWCD, assisted by Lincoln Heritage RC&D and several state and federal professionals, are planning a Prescribed Burn Awareness Training on Wednesday, March 12. Training will begin indoors at the Toledo Village Hall, located on the south side of the square in Toledo. Registration will start at 8:30, with coffee and refreshments. Training will begin at 9:00am. There is a fee for the training session to cover costs for a reference handbook, refreshments, and lunch. Please call the office at 849-2201 extension 3 for the training fee information. Indoor training will end at about 2:00-2:30. Weather permitting, an actual burn will take place at a nearby site to demonstrate principles learned and use of tools.
RSVP (with payment) by Wednesday, March 5 to the Cumberland SWCD, 201 E Main, Toledo, IL 62468, by phone 217-849-2201 Extension 2. Reservations will be limited to the first 40 people.