Prescribed burning

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

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

Donovan Pietruszewski, Vice Chair
DNR Fish and Wildlife
246 125th Ave NE
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
218-681-0946 ext. 224

Vacant, MN DNR Forestry Statewide Rep

Russell Reisz
Aitkin Area Wildlife Manager
1200 Minnesota Ave. S
Aitkin MN 56431

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

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

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