MEMBERSHIP INFO  

ULPBA does not conduct prescribed burns

for the public or for hire.

Guidelines and Policies

for

Members and Associate Members

    

               ULPBA Guidelines for Safe Prescribed Burns  

               ULPBA Policies 

               ULPBA Membership Application

If your land is in Kimble county and you are not a member, but are interested in our organization, please read the Guidelines and Policies carefully.  Follow the instructions on the Membership Application if you wish to apply. 

 

Please Contact Us for further information.

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Upper Llanos Prescribed Burn Association is a proactive conservation organization of "Neighbors Assisting Neighbors" based in Kimble County, Texas. 

 

  ULPBA has over 50 members and associate members, most of whom are actively involved with the organization.  Fire is both a productive and potentially dangerous tool.  Membership guidelines and policy require members to seek training, guidance and actual field experience at prescribed burns, to help make their participation in this practice safe and effective. 

   The goal of ULPBA is to enhance the productivity of the land and provide more water to the aquifer by reducing runoff, erosion and competition from ashe juniper, while simultaneously reducing wildfire fuels.

   A primary objective of ULPBA has also been to educate members and the public about the methods and benefits of prescribed burning when strictly adhering to safe and proven guidelines.

 

ULPBA does not conduct prescribed burns for the public or for hire.

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"I am interested in prescribed burning. 

Who can help me get started?"

  • What is a reasonable expectation of results of Rx fire on a typical Hill Country property?

  • Where can I receive training and assistance with Rx fire?

  • About Certified, Insured Prescribed Burn Managers

  • Agencies that assist landowners/managers with Rx fire

 

Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Managers (CIPBMs) are licensed by the Texas Department of Agriculture and approved by the Prescribed Burning Board. 

For information about CIPBMs, see the TDA website:

https://www.texasagriculture.gov/Home/ProductionAgriculture/PrescribedBurnProgram.aspx

 
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Texas Parks and Wildlife Wildland Fire Management.

Prescribed Fire, Education/Outreach, Wildfire Response 

https://tpwd.texas.gov/landwater/land/wildland_fire_management/

Chris Schenck

Wildlife Division

Statewide Fire Program Leader

903-343-2437 cell

chris.schenck@tpwd.texas.gov

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USDA-NRCS

Texas Natural Resources Conservation Service

https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/tx/home/

Kimble County Field Office

902 College St.      Junction, TX 76849

325-446-2722 ext 3