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CAIWA Annual Academy

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Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845

News Releases — CAIWA Annual Academy

CAIWA wraps up final burn and closes academy Released: 10/20/2021
Today's burn went well and all students had a good final day at the academy. The last classes of the academy finished today and students and staff packed up camp and headed home. Overall the past 2...
S-130/190 Prescribed Burn Today Released: 10/20/2021
 Today there will be a 3 acre prescribed burn on Camp Swift. Students in S-130/190, Basic Wildland Fire Fighting, dug hand line yesterday around a simulated 3 acre fire inside an established pine...
Ignition Operations ceased on Camp Swift Released: 10/19/2021
 Ignition operations have ended for the day on the prescribed burn on Camp Swift. Resources will stay on the fire through the evening to ensure public safety and more resources will be checking the...
S-219 Prescribed Burn making Good Progress Released: 10/19/2021
 This morning weather conditions were favorable for a prescribed burn and the planned 150 acre burn is taking place. Ignition operations began at 11:30 a.m and are making good progress down the...
Prescribed Burn planned for October 19, 2021 Released: 10/18/2021
 On October 19, 2021 the Texas A&M Forest Service will be conducting a prescribed burn on Camp Swift Army National Guard Readiness Center. We will be burning approximately 250 acres in the northwest...
October 12, 2021: S-130/190 Firefighter Training Released: 10/12/2021
October 12, 20215:00 p.m.  Basic Firefighting TrainingThe first of two 5-day Introduction to Firefighting and Wildland Fire Behavior courses, that spend 3-days in the classroom  and 2-days in a...
October 12, 2021: S-219 Ignition Operations Released: 10/12/2021
October 12, 2021 11:30 a.m. Ignition OperationsThe last day of the the 3-day Ignition Operations course is a field session to let students have hands-on experience using various ignition tools...