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NATA’s S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildland Firefighter training sizzles with satisfaction

Overview NATA hosted S-130/S-190/L-180: Basic Wildland Firefighter training in Gainesville August 6-9 and is pleased to report it was very well-received! This training is always in demand by natural resource professionals, land managers, and people interested in getting into… Read More

UF Researchers Link Increasing Seasonal Drought to Longer Fire Seasons

By Kim Scotto-Kelley GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new study from University of Florida researchers examines the relationship between wet and dry season length and the potential for lightning-ignited fires. The study, led by faculty from the UF Institute… Read More

NATA’s S-130/190 live fire day a blazing success

Overview Participants representing multiple agencies, universities, non-profit organizations, and private entities met this August in Gainesville for the S-130/190 Basic Wildland Firefighter training. The workshop consisted of 3 days in the classroom at the FDACS Doyle Conner Building… Read More