Minnesota Fire Training Calendar

Year

Sponsor

Course
       

Online Courses

Course Number

Title

Sponsor

Location

Administrator

Remarks

IS-100

Introduction to ICS

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

Emergency Management Institute version of I-100

IS-200

Basic ICS

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

This course introduces students ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

IS-700

National Incident Management System: An Introduction

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents

IS-800

National Response Framework

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework. If this course is required for your ICS qualifications, please be sure to forward a copy of your certificate to your agency training coordinator so it can be added to your IQS records.

S-110

Basic Wildland Fire Suppression Orientation

NWCG

ON-LINE

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

MN DNR students contact Todd Manley for supporting materials.

S-260

Interagency Incident Business Management

MNICS

ON-LINE

John Kelly

Note this course requires a reference document Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook NFES 2160. MNDNR students contact the course administrator if you would like a hard copy of the book shipped to you.

 

2015 Classroom Courses

Dates

Course
Number

Title

Sponsor

Location

Nominations Due

Administrator

Remarks

February 28, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Beltrami Electric Building, Hwy 71 North, Bemidji MN

Greg Vollhaber
(218) 308-2065

Contact Cindy Tisdell@ 218-308-2065 or cindy.tisdell@state.mn.us to register. State employees will need to provide Cindy with their employee ID number. Bring your current (green cover) IRPG and a lunch to the session. Time 0900-1530; Instructors: Mike Ware and Kelly Sande

CANCELLED

S-490

Advanced Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

GLFFC

Madison Wisconsin

2015-01-30

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 2-6, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

Askov Community Center, Askov, MN

2015-02-16

Lance Meyen
320-245-6789

March 03, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Gillette Fitness Center, Bemidji State University, Bemidji MN

2015-02-23

Scott Burns
+1 (218) 835-3164

Indoor track at BSU. This date reserved for Fire Leads first, others will be on waiting list. Register with Cindy Tisdell at cindy.tisdell@state.mn.us or 218-308-2065. Start time is 1000. Meet at Bemidji Area office @ 0930 hrs on test day. Backup date is 3/18/15.

March 04, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Beltrami Electric Building, Hwy 71 North, Bemidji MN

Greg Vollhaber
(218) 308-2065

Contact Cindy Tisdell@ 218-308-2065 or cindy.tisdell@state.mn.us to register. State employees will need to provide Cindy with their employee ID number. Bring your current (green cover) IRPG and a lunch to the session. Time 0900-1530; Instructors: Mike Ware and Kelly Sande

March 04, 2015

RT-CTSP

Incident Refresher for Computer Technical Specialist

MNICS

MN Interagency Fire Center, 402 SE 11th St, Grand Rapids MN

Chris Mursu
320.273.2507

MNICS IMT Refresher for CTSPs and GISSs. Time 0900 - 1630. The morning session will split into CTSP and GISS groups for specific refresher info. Afternoon session will be a hands-on exercise utilizing MNICS IMT equipment. No nominations needed. Attendance or conference call line can be coordinated through the working team leads. For MNICS CTSP Working Team - Shelly Sentyrz 218-308-2374, and for MNICS GISS Working Team - Chris Mursu 320-273-2507. No conference line available for the afternoon session.

March 05, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDOT

MN DOT Facility, Arden Hills MN

Barb Loida
651-234-7539

March 06, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Cloquet Area Recreation Center, 1102 Olympic Drive, Cloquet MN 55720

2015-02-06

Patrick Wherley
218-879-0880

Indoor Track. Time - 0900 - 1600. Send nominations to Pat Wherley at patrick.wherley@state.mn.us Call Pat Wherley with questions at 218-341-8540.

March 07, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Cloquet Area Recreation Center, 1102 Olympic Drive, Cloquet MN 55720

2015-02-07

Patrick Wherley
218-879-0880

Indoor track. Time is 0900 - Noon. Send nominations to Pat Wherley at patrick.wherley@state.mn.us Call Pat Wherley at 218-341-8540(Cell), if you have questions.

March 9-13, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

DOT District 3 Lewis North Training Room, St Cloud MN

2015-02-25

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

The field day will be March 12th at Quarry Park. There will be no WCT offered with the course. Please contact Deb Quin at 320-616-2450 ext 228 to sign up for this course.

March 9-13, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

Bemidji, MN (NTC training room ).

2015-02-13

Bill J Glesener
218-308-2364

Contact Elizabeth Bourquin to sign up +1 (218) 308-2361 elizabeth.bourquin@state.mn.us

March 09, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake of the Woods School, Baudette MN

Wes Belanger
218-634-2172

Start time is 1000. Sign up by contacting Wes Belanger at 218-634-2172x237

March 10, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Forestry 912 Houston St NW Preston, MN 55965

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Session is Full

March 10, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Warroad Community Center, Warroad MN

2015-03-03

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Contact Nancy Calder, by March 3rd, at 218-386-1304 to register. Start time is 0900. Instructor is Harlow Thompson.

March 10, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

CPF

Blackduck MN

Mike Mackey
218.835.3134

Register with Mike Mackey at mmackey@fs.fed.us or 218-834-3134.

March 10, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Central Lakes College, Room C236, Brainerd MN

2015-02-24

Joel Lemberg

Start time is 0900. Please contact Joel Lemberg at 218-947-3232 to register.

March 11, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Roseau High School (Indoor Track), Roseau MN

2015-02-18

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Contact Josh Donatell at 218-425-7793 by February 18th to sign up for WCT. Will run as many sessions as needed. Start time is 0930.

FULL

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Thomas Savage Visitor Center, Fort Snelling State Park

Mark Cleveland
651-259-5094

To sign up for this course, email Gene Groebner at gene.groebner@state.mn.us or call him at Afton State Park at 651-436-5391. Class Time 0900 - 1500.

March 11, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Thomas Savage Visitor Center, Fort Snelling State Park

Mark Cleveland
651-259-5094

To sign up, email Gene Groebner at gene.groebner@state.mn.us or call him at Afton State Park at 651-436-5391. Preregistration is required. WCT will follow the RT-130 class room session and shelter deployment. Start time for the WCT will be approx. 3 p.m.

March 11, 2015

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

CPF

Bemidji State University - Gillette Fitness Center (Indoor Track)

Mike Mackey
218.835.3134

Start time is 1000. Register with Mike Mackey at mmackey@fs.fed.us or 218-834-3134

March 11, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Bemidji State University, Gillette Fitness Center (Indoor Track), Bemidji MN

2015-03-06

Darren Neuman
+1 (218) 327-4435

Start time is 1000. Register with Darren Neuman at darren.neuman@state.mn.us or 218-327-4435.

March 11, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Forestview Middle School, Baxter MN

2015-02-24

Joel Lemberg

Start time is 0900. Contact Joel Lemberg at 218-947-3232 to register.

March 12, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cloquet Forestry Center, 175 University Road, Cloquet MN

Patrick Wherley
218-879-0880

This is a DNR and Fond du Lac BIA Sponsored Course. To reserve a spot, pleae call 218-878-5642, or send an email to Melinda.mulek@state.mn.us. The Refresher starts immediately at 0900, sign-in starts at 0830, so plan to arrive early. Lunch will be on your own; plan accordingly.

March 12, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Morse Town Hall, State Hwy 46 (NW of Deer River MN)

Darren Neuman
+1 (218) 327-4435

Registration at 0830. Class will run from 0900 to 1530. MN DNR should contact Sandy Bromenschenkel to register at 218-246-8343x221 or sandy.bromenschenkel@state.mn.us USFS registration is with Adam Cook at 218-246-3454 (office) or 218-507-0740 (cell). Bring your own IRPG and lunch.

March 12, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Hibbing Memorial Building, 400 East 23rd Street, Hibbing MN 55746

2015-03-06

Nathan Eiting
218-735-3959

Time 0900-01600, Registration will begin at 0830. Lunch will be on your own. Bring a pen/pencil, notepad and Incident Response Pocket Guide. Contact Nate Eiting to pre-register at 218-735-3959 or nathan.eiting@state.mn.us

March 13, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Foley HS

2015-02-13

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

Start time will be 9:00 am, we will have several heats throughout the day; we are hoping to go in to early evening. Please contact Peter Willis at 320-532-3137 Peter.Willis@state.mn.us

March 14, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cambridge Forestry office

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

The date/time/location is Saturday, March 14 0900 here at Cambridge Forestry office. Please contact Lisa wagner to sign up.

March 14, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Cambridge Area DNR Forestry Office

2015-03-11

Greg Wuerflein
763-689-7100

Times are 1200 and 1500. Backup date for inclement weather is Friday, March 27th.

FULL

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

University of Minnesota

2015-02-20

Jim Wilson
507 333 2012 ext. 223

March 16-20, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

LSC

Lake Superior College Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC) - Gary, New Duluth

2015-02-13

Paula Castleman
1-800-232-8573

Or visit this link for more details https://webproc.mnscu.edu/registration/search/detail.html?campusid=302&courseid=000818&yrtr=20155&rcid=0302&localrcid=0302&partnered=false&parent=search

March 18, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Askov Community center.

Lance Meyen
320-245-6789

Please contact Lance Meyen to sign up for this course

March 18, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFWS

USFWS office at 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101

Eric Earhart
507.831.2220x15

Remarks: Registration required. Interested students can e-mail eric_earhart@fws.gov or call 507.831.2220 ext 15 to register. Space limited. Start Time: 0800

March 18, 2015

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFWS

USFWS office at 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101

Eric Earhart
507.831.2220x15

Remarks: Registration required. Interested students can e-mail eric_earhart@fws.gov or call 507.831.2220 ext 15 to register. Space limited. Start Time: ~1330

March 18, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Hubbard Co Law Enforcement Center, Park Rapids MN

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Contact Donna Edelman to register at 218-732-3309. Start Time is 0900.

March 18, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Roseau High School (Indoor Track), Roseau MN

2015-02-18

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Contact Josh Donatell at 218-425-7793 by Feb 18th to sign up. Will run as many sessions as needed. 0930 Start.

March 18, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Rushford Fire Hall, 407 South Elm Street, Rushford MN

Kevin O'Brien
507.523.2183

Start time is 0830. Sign up by calling or e-mailing Kevin o'Brien at 507-522-5063 or kevin.obrien@state.mn.us. Please bring an IRPG. There will 'NOT' be a Work Capacity Test given. There is no deadline for signing up, but class size is limited to 25.

March 18, 2015

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

CPF

Bemidji State University - Gillette Fitness Center (Indoor Track)

Mike Mackey
218.835.3134

Start time is 1000. Register with Mike Mackey at mmackey@fs.fed.us or 218-834-3134

March 18, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Gillette Fitness Center, Bemidji State University, Bemidji MN

2015-03-11

Kelly Sande
218-308-2068

Indoor track at BSU. Register with Cindy Tisdell cindy.tisdell@state.mn.us or 218-308-2065. Start time is 1000. Meet at Bemidji Area Office @ 0930 hrs on test day. Backup Date is 3/25/15.

March 18, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Ward Wells Field House (WWFH), 1228 University Drive, Duluth MN 55812-3043

2015-03-13

Jon Handrick
12189997843

Time: 0900 - 1500. Applicants need to send the Minnesota Work Capacity Test nomination form in by March 13th. Include on application, your preferred time/date for testing. Tests will be held on the hour starting at 0900 with the last heat going at 1500. Participants need to arrive 15 minutes prior to start time. Class size 20 participants/hour (max 140 per day)

March 19, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Frontenac State Park Shop

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

To register for the class contact Mike Wachholz via phone (651) 345-3216 x242 or email: michael.wachholz@state.mn.us Space limited to 30 students. Bring IRPG to class. WCT will be offered following the training.

March 19, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake City Forestry Office ??? 1801 S. Oak St 55041

2015-02-19

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

Course Prerequisites: Send completed registration form in on time. Personnel taking the work capacity test should only take the test necessary for the position they are performing. Course Pre-work: WCT applicants need to send the nomination form to the course administrator listed below by February 19, 2015.

March 19, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

MState Tech College, Detroit Lakes MN

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Federal employees contact Steve Schumacher to register at 218-844-3410; State employees contact Cherie Hegerle to register at 218-846-8363.

March 19, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

CPF

Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids MN

Adam Cook
218-246-3454

Start time is 0900. Contact Adam Cook to register at 218-246-3454 (office) or 218-507-0740 (cell).

March 19, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Ward Wells Field house (WWFH), 1228 University Drive, Duluth MN 55812-3043

2015-03-13

Jon Handrick
12189997843

Time: 0900 - 1500. Applicants need to send the Minnesota Work Capacity Test nomination form in by March 13th. Include on application, your preferred time/date for testing. Tests will be held on the hour starting at 0900 with the last heat going at 1500. Participants need to arrive 15 minutes prior to start time. Class size 20 participants/hour (max 140 per day)

March 19, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

American Legion, Orr MN

2015-03-09

Thor Pakosz
218-753-4500x266

Attendants are responsible for their meal. Bring a writing implement and copy of the Incident Response Pocket Guide

March 19, 2015

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

UMD Field House; Duluth MN

2015-03-13

John Norton-Jensen
218-663-8609

Start time is 1030. DNR WCT scheduled for same location, varying times.

March 19, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Detroit Lakes Community Center, Detroit Lakes MN

2015-03-18

Terrence (TJ) Clavin
218-846-8363

Time - Following the Fire Refresher. Please call the Detroit Lakes DNR Forestry Office at 218-846-8363 to register.

March 20, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Reserve, 2660 Fawn lake Dr NE, East Bethel MN

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Start Time is 0900. Contact Lisa Wagner to sign up at 763-689-7100.

March 20, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Reserve, East Bethel MN

2015-03-18

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Times are 1200 and 1500. Backup date for inclement weather: Friday, March 27th.

March 20, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

East Central Schools, 61085 State hwy 23, Finlayson MN 55735

2015-03-10

Lance Meyen
320-245-6789

Contact Lance Meyen or Jim Fundine to sign up at 320-245-6789. No backup date for inclement weather.

March 21, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake of the Woods School, Baudette MN

Wes Belanger
218-634-2172

Start time is 1000. Contact Wes Belanger to sign up at 218-634-2172x237.

March 21, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Big Lake Fire Hall, 20243 County Road 43, Big Lake MN

2015-03-13

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

Please contact Deb Quinn to sign up for this course@ 320-616-2450x228 or debra.quinn@state.mn.us. The instructor will be Jeff Haas. Start time 0900 to approx. 1600 hrs.

March 23-27, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

MIFC Grand Rapids, MN

2015-03-02

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

FULL

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

Preston Forestry Office, 912 Houston Street NW, Preston, MN

2015-03-06

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Registration begins at 0900 and class starts promptly at 0930 on 3/23/15. The Forestry Office is across the street from the Fillmore County Highway Dept. and Fillmore Co. Sheriff???s Office. No physical fitness testing is planned for this course. Fire gear is not necessary but students should come prepared for some field work with boots, gloves, eye and hearing protection and a hard hat. Come prepared for the weather as the field event is rarely postponed due to inclement weather.

March 23, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Grand Marais MN

2015-03-16

John Norton-Jensen
218-663-8609

Start time is 1030. Session is primarily for Superior National Forest Fire Staff; please contact John Norton-Jensen for any questions or sign-up at 218-663-8609.

March 24, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Warroad High School (Outside), Warroad MN

2015-02-24

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Start time is 0930. Participants should contact Josh Donatell by Feb 24th, at Wannaska Forestry 218-425-7793. Will run as many sessions as needed.

March 24, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office, Park Rapids MN

2015-03-23

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Moderate testing on treadmill. Start time is 1000. Contact the Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office at 218-732-3309 to register.

March 24, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Detroit Lakes Community Center, Detroit Lakes MN

2015-03-23

Terrence (TJ) Clavin
218-846-8363

Start time is 1000. Call the Detroit Lakes DNR Forestry Office at 218-846-8363 to register.

March 24, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

National Sports Center, 1700 - 105th Ave NE, Blaine MN

2015-03-20

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Times are 0845, 1015, and 1130. May also contact Mindy at 763-7100x222 to sign up. Limit of 15 people per time slot.

March 25, 2015

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

CPF

Bemidji State University - Gillette Fitness Center (Indoor Track)

Mike Mackey
218.835.3134

Start time is 1000. Register with Mike Mackey at mmackey@fs.fed.us or 218-834-3134

March 25, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Gillette Fitness Center, Bemidji State University, Bemidji MN

2015-03-16

Kelly Sande
218-308-2068

Indoor track at BSU. Register with Cindy Tisdell 218-308-2065 or cindy.tisdell@state.mn.us. Start time is 1000. Meet at Bemidji Area Office @ 0930 hrs on test day. Backup Date is April 2, 2015.

March 25, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Fergus Falls DNR Area Office, Fergus Falls MN

2015-03-10

Maria Grunewald
218-739-7576x224

Start time is 0900. Bring a lunch and and IRPG. Register by calling/emailing Maria Grunewald at 218-739-7576x224 or maria.grunewald@state.mn.us

March 25, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Hazelton Town Hall, 24248 US Hwy 169, Aitkin MN 56431

2015-03-18

Brian Pisarek
218-429-3010

Time is 0900 - 1530. Please call or email for information, RSVP, etc. to Nancy Gustafson, 218-429-3012 or at nancy.gustafson@state.mn.us

March 26, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

MN National Guard Facility, 3000 W. Airport RD, Faribault MN 55021.

Jim Wilson
507 333 2012 ext. 223

Interested students can email me @ jim.wilson@state.mn.us or call 507.333.2012 ext 223 to register for the class. Space limited to 30 students. No WCT will be offered on this date. Start Time: 0900

March 27, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 1000. Meet at the Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office. Offering Arduous or Moderate on the high school track or roadway. Contact the Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office at 218-732-3309 to register.

March 28, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake of the Woods School, Baudette MN

Wes Belanger
218-634-2172

Start time is 1000. Contact Wes Belanger at 218-634-2172x237 to sign up.

March 28, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office, Park Rapids MN

2015-03-26

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 1000. Meet at the Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office. Offering Arduous or Moderate on high school track or roadway. Contact the Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office at 218-732-3309 to register.

March 30 - April 3, 2015

S-203

Introduction to Incident Information

MNICS

MN Interagency Fire Center, Grand Rapids, MN

2015-02-27

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 31, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office, Park Rapids MN

2015-03-30

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Moderate testing on treadmill. Contact the Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office at 218-732-3309 to register.

March 31, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Fergus Falls High School, Fergus Falls MN

2015-03-30

Terrence (TJ) Clavin
218-846-8363

Start time is 1000. Call the Detroit Lakes DNR Forestry Office at 218-846-8363 to register.

March 31, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Ralph Road, Cook MN, S18 of T62N-R18W

Thor Pakosz
218-753-4500x266

Outdoor test - dress for the weather. Meet at USFS, LaCroix RD garage for paperwork at 0930. Testing begins at 1000. Backup date for inclement weather is April 2, 2015.

April 01, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park Headquarters, 19041 Hwy. 74, Altura, MN 55910

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Bring your current (green) IRPG Sign up by calling or emailing: Jim Edgar DNR Forestry 912 Houston St. NW Preston, MN 55965 507-765-2740 jim.edgar@state.mn.us

April 01, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park Headquarters, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura MN 55910

2015-03-01

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

MNDNR Personnel wishing to take this WCT need to send their completed Minnesota Work Capacity Test Nomination Form to Jim Edgar by March 1, 2015 (1630 hours). Personnel taking the WCT should only take the test necessary for the position they are performing. Time: Following the RT-130 session.

April 01, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

CPF

Walker MN

Tasha Woodwick
218.547.6002x136

Register with Tasha Woodwick at nswoodwick@fs.fed.us or 218-547-5130

April 01, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Two Harbors Fire Hall, Two Harbors MN

2015-03-25

Aaron Mielke
+1 (218-834-1420)

Start time is 0900. Call the Grand Marais Forestry Field Station at 218-834-1420 to pre-register.

April 02, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls MN

2015-03-02

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Indoor Track. Time is 0830 - 0930. Contact Josh Donatell at 218-425-7793 to register by March 2, 2015.

April 02, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Old Auditorium, 2nd St W and Hwy 32 Intersection, Thief River Falls MN

2015-03-27

Jason Ekstein
218-637-2156

Start time is 1000.

April 03, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Irish Sports Dome 13901 S. Robert Trail Rosemount, MN 55068

2015-03-31

Jim Wilson
507 333 2012 ext. 223

April 6-10, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

Itasca State Park Interpretive Center

2015-03-16

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

April 06, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

MN Interagency Fire Center, 402 SE 11th St, Grand Rapids MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

To register, please call Gina Hale at 218-327-4436.

April 07, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office, Park Rapids MN

2015-04-06

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Moderate testing on treadmill. Contact the Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office at 218-732-3309 to register.

April 09, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Area Office, 175 County Rd 26, Windom MN

Judy Markl
507.468.2248

Start time is 0900. Jim Edgar is instructing. Sign up by contacting Judy Markl at Phone 507-468-2248 or Email judy.markl@state.mn.us Bring your current (green) IRPG.

April 09, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Saint Croix State Park

2015-04-01

Lance Meyen
320-245-6789

Start time is 1000. Call Lance Meyen at 320-245-6789 to register. Backup date for inclement weather is 4/10/15.

April 10, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

International Falls School Track, 1515 - 11th Street, International Falls MN

2015-03-10

Matt Wappler
+1 (218) 276-2237

Start time will be 0900, please arrive at least 15 minutes early to sign in and warm up. There will be a maximum of 3 heats held on the hour, beginning at 0900 with the final heat beginning at 1100. Maximum 12 participants per heat. Backup date for inclement weather is April 13, 2015.

April 14, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Chippewa County Courthouse-Basement Assembly Area, 629 N 11th St, Montevideo MN

Walt Gessler
320-752-4394

Start time is 0900. Sign up by contacting Walt Gessler MN DNR-Division of Fish & Wildlife, Region 4 Roving Crew Supervisor, 3749 State Park Road, Montevideo MN 56265-4508, or (Office phone) 320-752-4394 or (Cell)507-766-3516. Bring your current (green) IRPG.

April 14, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids DNR Forestry Office, Park Rapids MN

2015-04-13

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Moderate testing on treadmill. Contact Park Rapids DNR Forestry to register at 218-732-3309.

April 14, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

TNC

Lake Bronson State Park, Visitor Center, Lake Bronson MN

2015-04-07

Jonathan Eerkes
218-436-3455

Time 0930 - 1400. Sign up by calling Jonathan Eerkes at 218-436-3455. Bring your own lunch. Local lunch facilities limited.

April 14, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Ralph Road in Cook MN, S18 of T62N-R18W

Thor Pakosz
218-753-4500x266

Outdoor test - dress for the weather. Meet at the USFS, LaCroix RD garage for paperwork at 0930. Testing begins at 1000. Backup date for inclement weather is April 16, 2015.

April 15, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

High School Track, 600th Block of 17th St South, Montevideo MN

2015-03-15

John Kelly

Start time is 0900. Work Capacity Test Applicants will need to send the Minnesota Work Capacity Test nomination form in by March 15th (1630 hours)to John Kelly, course administrator at john.kelly@state.mn.us (Rain/Snow date April 16)

April 16, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Superior National Forest Supervisor's Office, Duluth MN

2015-04-09

John Norton-Jensen
218-663-8609

Start Time is 0930. Please contact John Norton-Jensen at 218-663-8609 if interested in taking this course.

April 16, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDOT

MN DOT Facility, St Cloud MN

Tina Warwick
320-223-6509

April 17, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Johnson Park Track in Johnson Park, located at 400 N German Street, New Ulm MN

2015-03-17

John Kelly

Start time is 1000. MN DNR Personnel wishing to take this WCT need to send their completed MN Work Capacity Test Nomination Form to John Kelly, Course Administrator, by March 17th (1630 hours)at 507-696-5306 or john.kelly@state.mn.us (Rain/Snow date April 21)

April 20, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Region HQ at 261 Hwy 15 S, New Ulm MN

John Kelly

Start time is 0900. Sign up by contacting John Kelly at john.kelly@state.mn.us Instructor is Tom Romaine. Bring your current (green)IRPG

April 22, 2015

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

Cascade Beach Rd, Lutsen MN

2015-04-10

John Norton-Jensen
218-663-8609

Start time is 0830. Stay tuned for weather day of test, may have to be rescheduled accordingly.

April 22, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Gunflint Ranger Station, Grand Marais MN

2015-04-15

John Norton-Jensen
218-663-8609

Start time is 1030. Please contact John Norton-Jensen at 218-663-8609 if interested in taking this course.

April 29, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

New Ulm Region HQ, 261 Hwy 15 South, New Ulm, MN 56073

John Kelly

John Kelly, 507-696-6096

May 12, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Warroad High School (Outside), Warroad MN

2015-04-12

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Start time is 0930. Participants should contact Josh Donatell by April 12th, at Wannaska Forestry 218-425-7793. Will run as many sessions as needed.

May 14, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Schroeder Town Hall, Schroeder MN

2015-05-07

John Norton-Jensen
218-663-8609

Start time is 0930. Please contact John Norton-Jensen at 218-663-8609 if interested in taking this course.

June 1-5, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNWA

Wildland Fire Academy, Grand rapids, MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Online Registration Adv Minnesota

June 1-5, 2015

S-133

Look Up, Look Down, Look Around

MNWA

MN Wildfire Academy, Grand Rapids MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

2 Sessions will be offered at the academy. Nominations open February 2015. via online registration through Advanced Minnesota.

June 08, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Gunflint Ranger Station, Grand Marais MN

2015-06-01

John Norton-Jensen
218-663-8609

Start time is 0930. Please contact John Norton-Jensen if interested in taking this course.

June 12, 2015

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

Cascade Beach Rd, Lutsen MN

2015-06-05

John Norton-Jensen
218-663-8609

Start time is 1000. Stay tuned for weather day of test, may have to be rescheduled accordingly.

October 26-30, 2015

RX-310

Introduction to Fire Effects

MNICS

MIFC Training Center Grand Rapids, MN

Debbie Hahn
218-322-2707

Nominations Due TBD

 


Questions about the calendar should be directed to your agency training representative:

Org.

Representative

Phone

Email

BIA

Bob Lintelmann

218-751-2011 ext. 406

robert.lintelmann@bia.gov

FEMA

FEMA (Online)

GLFFC

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

LSC

Paula Castleman

1-800-232-8573

p.castleman@lsc.edu]

MNDNR

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

MNICS

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

MNWA

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

NPS

Brenda Miles

218-283-6662

brenda_miles@nps.gov

TNC

Matt Graeve

218.575.3032

mgraeve@tnc.org

USFS

Debbie Hahn

218-322-2707

dhahn@fs.fed.us

USFWS

Chris Mursu

320.273.2507

chris_mursu@fws.gov