WHEN: Friday, March 17 – Saturday, March 18, 2023
WHERE: Black Hills State University-Rapid City | Box Elder, South Dakota
PURPOSE: This event will provide an opportunity to participate in valuable classroom training and share ideas and best practices with wildland firefighters and other stakeholders from across the Plains region. Attendees will have their choice of breakout sessions to attend, with sessions addressing key topics in wildland fire mitigation and response. The event will also feature keynote speakers, general sessions, networking events, and a mini vendor expo.
NETWORKING SOCIAL: The NVFC Regional Wildland Symposium features an evening networking social on Friday, March 17 to give you an opportunity to relax and connect with your colleagues. The social includes refreshments and a mini-expo. Families are welcome. Sponsorships are available!
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The conference is open to all wildland volunteer firefighters, department leadership, other fire department personnel, and those interested in learning more about community wildfire mitigation.
AGENDA: Coming soon.
REGISTER: The Symposium registration fee of $129 covers two full days of training from nationally-known instructors, networking lunches, breaks, and a networking event. Registration will open in late 2022. Pre-register here to get information as it becomes available! Attendance is limited!