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The National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center (NIPFTC) offers unique programs that blend prescribed (Rx) burning experience with a flexible curriculum covering foundational topics for prescribed fire practitioners and fire and fuels managers. Emphasis is placed on field experience, providing maximum opportunities for a multitude of agencies and organizations to build skills and knowledge of prescribed fire.

NIPFTC's headquarters are in Tallahassee, Florida at Tall Timbers. Training locations are dispersed throughout the country. The training locations selected utilize hosts that have burn programs with broad prescription windows and a high level of interagency cooperation. Participants travel to several remote sites during their trainings to take advantage of prescribed burning and learning opportunities with a variety of agencies, fuel types, and challenges such as wildland urban interface.

The core programs NIPFTC provides are 20-day Field Sessions (including Rx Fire Leadership Modules and Rx Fire Leadership for Women Modules) and an Agency Administrator Workshop.

Rx Fire Leadership Module
Rx Fire Leadership Module Overview The National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center (NIPFTC) Rx Fire Leadership Module is designed to give individuals an opportunity to increase their prescribed (Rx) fire practitioner skills and…
Cooperators
The National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center (NIPFTC) couldn't have the success it enjoys without our cooperators. These cooperators host our attendees to provide valuable learning opportunities. This entails having sites…
News/Announcements
The National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center (NIPFTC) is excited to announce: Applications are open for 2 upcoming deliveries.  For more information, including how to apply, navigate through the Wildland Fire Learning Portal…
Rx Fire Leadership for Women Module
Rx Fire Leadership for Women Module Overview Women make up only 10% of the wildland firefighting community. The National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center (NIPFTC) aims to use prescribed (Rx) fire as a catalyst to bring women…
Agency Administrator Workshop
Agency Administrator Workshop Video Overview Agency Administrators and Line Officers are being tasked to aggressively implement fuels management programs. This consists of gaining additional skills to effectively manage evolving fuels…
Field Coordinator Detail
Overview Field Coordinators or Assistant Field Coordinators for the National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center (NIPFTC) act as the leads and mentors for the Rx Fire Leadership Modules to ensure accountability, cohesion, and…
NIPFTC Steering Committee
Responsibility The Steering Committee has been charged with providing the National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center (NIPFTC) Director and staff feedback as to whether the mission of NIPFTC is being carried out. The mission is to…
NIPFTC Staff
NIPFTC staff are an interagency collaboration among the USFS, USFWS, and Tall Timbers.