Statewide Prescribed Burn Committee

The DNR Statewide Prescribed Burn Committee provides leadership and support necessary to foster a safe effective prescribed burning program for the Department. The Committee provide services to the: Forest Resource Improvement Team (FRIT) Prescribed Burn Subgroup, Regional Prescribed Burn Task Forces, Division Burn Committees (Parks, Wildlife), Minnesota Interagency Fire Center, MNICS Agencies


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Statewide Prescribed Burn Committee Members


Jason Garms
DNR Scientific and Natural Areas Program
500 Lafayette Rd, Box 25
St. Paul, MN 55155


Nancy Gellerman
FAW - Assistant Area Wildlife Manager
1568 HWY 2
Two Harbors, MN 55616


William J. Glesener
MN Interagency Fire Center
402 S.E. 11th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744


Donovan Pietruszewski
DNR Fish and Wildlife
3793 230th Street
Lake Bronson, MN 56734


Brian Pisarek
MN DNR Forestry
1200 Minnesota Ave S.
Aitkin, MN 56431


Tod Tonsager
FAW - Wildlife Specialist
16543 Haven Rd
Little Falls, MN 56345
320-616-2450 x223


Molly Tranel
DNR Parks and Trails
261 Hwy 15 S.
New Ulm, MN 56073


Chris Weir-Koetter
DNR Parks
2115 Birchmont Beach Ave
Bemidji, MN 56601


Mark Wurdeman
DNR Forestry
800 Oak Savanna Lane SW
Cambridge, MN, 55008