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Certified Pile Burner Class - Immokalee

Certified Pile Burner Class – Immokalee

Wednesday, February 06, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Pre-registration is required to attend, and class size is limited to the first 50 people.


Registration fee: $50

The $50 fee covers the training sessions, a booklet with all the presentations in color, other handouts, refreshments, and lunch.

Send your registration form and check as soon as possible. This class usually gets full 3-4 weeks before the event.

Location: The Immokalee IFAS Center

The Florida Division of Forestry and University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service will be conducting a Certified Pile Burners Course that will show you how to burn piles legally, safely and efficiently.
Most importantly, it could save a life. If you burn piles regularly, don’t put off registering for this training. When the weather is dry, certified pile burners will receive priority for authorization to burn. Also, certified pile burners are allowed to burn up to two hours longer per day and get multiple day authorizations. Don’t wait. The number of trainings offered and attendance at each training is LIMITED. This training will be held from 8:00 am till 4:30 pm at the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center in Immokalee.

Registration is required to attend and class size is limited. To attend please send the following
information to

Dr. Mongi Zekri
Hendry County Extension Office
P. O. Box 68
LaBelle, FL 33975:

1. Your full name (as wanted on your pile burning certificate).
2. Your mailing address (where you want the certificate mailed).
3. Your Florida Forest Service Customer Number (It is the number that you are required to give the
FFS when you call in for your burn permits. If you do not know it please call the local FFS office
and ask them to create one for you).
4. Your email address (if you have one) and/or contact phone number.
5. A check made out to: Hendry County 4‐H for $50.00.

The first fifty individuals to provide these five requirements will be registered; there will be a 7‐day non-refundable fee limit. If you do not make the training and did not contact our office at least one week
before the class, you will not receive a refund. There will be a test at the end of the session. You must
receive a grade of 70% or higher on the exam and demonstrate a proper pile burn with your local FFS
office to become certified. Once you are certified it will be noted with your customer number, thus it is
important for us to have the proper number. If you do not have a customer number the FFS office will
set one up for you.