Nevada County RCD: Tools of the Trade Workshop

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Location: Grass Valley

The Nevada County RCD is continuing our Prescribed Fire Education Program and has an upcoming workshop next Saturday, February 17th, free and welcome to all. Links to sign up are below!

Let Joaquin Pastrana, Nevada County RCD Prescribed Fire Program Manager, know if you have any questions at

Please feel free to share this information with friends and family, we hope to engage as much of Nevada County as possible. 


·        Cost: Free 

·        Details: Join Nevada County RCD for a 2-hour course for an Introduction and overview of common tools and equipment used on a prescribed fire, how to use them safely, and how to maintain them. Led by Joaquin Pastrana, Nevada County RCD Prescribed Fire Program Manager.

· Including: Introduction to various hand tools, water equipment, ignition tools and communication equipment commonly found on a prescribed burn.

· Safety training on the use, transportation, and storage of hand tools as well as walkthroughs of how to assemble/disassemble water and ignition equipment.

· Demonstrations on how to properly sharpen, clean, and maintain hand tools as well as demonstrations on how to properly use water and ignition equipment.

§ Overview of what the best uses for each tool are and when you would want to use each.