ODNR Division of Forestry GRANT OPPORTUNITY 2019 Prescribed Fire STEP Grants for Ohio Land Managers 50/50 matching grants $3,000 maximum reimbursement per grant
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: December 15, 2019 Grants Awarded by January 15, 2020
Grants have been awarded for 21 projects in 2020 for more than $46,000.
WHAT YOU CAN GET: Supplies – foam, weather kits, hose, parts, nozzles, fusees, etc. Tools – handtools, powertools, slip-ins, implements, torches, etc. Education – kiosks, displays, brochures, art / design, etc. Personal Protective Equipment – NFPA 1977, shelters, etc. No single items exceeding $4,999 are permitted.
Planning has begun for the 2020 Annual Meeting to be held this fall
OPFC ANNUAL MEETING Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019, 9am-3pm Ohio Fire Academy in Reynoldsburg More than 90 people attended this meeting. We had a full day with speakers presenting on: Effects of prescribed burning on grassland birds, box turtles, & bats, updates on OPFC, burning regulations, & grant opportunities, wildfire response in urban parks. View the agenda HERE.
OPFC BANDANA AVAILABLE NOW Donation of $7 requested
The $7.00 donation per bandana includes shipping & handling. The bandana measures 20.5 in x 20.5 in.
Makes a great gift! Can be used on prescribed burns!
CONTACT US if you would like to order one or more bandanas.