The North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange is offering the opportunity for individuals to participate in a free field trip offered in partnership with the Massachusetts Coastal Pine Barrens Association, “History of Fire Management at Camp Edwards” on January 19th, 2017 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Camp Edwards is a 15,000 acre National Guard base located in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It has the largest pitch pine barren forest in the contiguous United States outside of New Jersey.
The field trip will examine a variety of successional habitats within the ecosystem that support a variety of species including endangered species and the effects on the habitat from the twenty-five plus years of fire history on the base. For security reasons, you must register to attend this field trip no later than December 28th, 2016. Register today, for this unique opportunity to learn about the successes of prescribed fire management at Camp Edwards.
Photo from the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange