Big Rivers Announces Wildfire Training Academy

The Big Rivers Forest Fire Management Compact has announced the class schedule for its 2024 Wildfire Training Academy. The academy will be held October 21-25, 2024 at John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois. The academy will offer nine National Wildfire Coordinating Group courses to help wildland firefighters advance their training and qualifications. Preference for class selection is given to Compact member states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Missouri); class selection from outside the Compact will be filled on an availability basis. To download the class schedule and to register for the academy, visit the Big Rivers Compact Training page. The deadline for registration is September 28.