Tag Archives: prescribed fire

Tender Truck for Rx Fire

By Bill Kleiman, Nachusa Grasslands, The Nature Conservancy If you manage grasslands you likely also do prescribed fire. I have been posting fire and fire equipment articles with the GRN because I also provide content for the Illinois Prescribed Fire … Continue reading

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UTV tanks for prescribed fire

By Bill Kleiman, Nachusa Grasslands, TNC I hope you all don’t mind another fire equipment post. UTV skid unit tanks:  The best part of a Utility Vehicle is its mobility on prescribed fires.  In my humble opinion 50 gallons of … Continue reading

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Prescribed fire pumper units

by Bill Kleiman, The Nature Conservancy, Nachusa Grasslands At Nachusa Grasslands we use several vehicle mounted water sprayers on our fires.  We call them “pumper units”.  Photo above is a crew about to start their test ignition.   You don’t see … Continue reading

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2019 Illinois Prescribed Fires Summary

July 2018 through June 2019 Summary of Illinois Prescribed Fires Accomplished By Bill Kleiman with map work of Dave Holman Our Fire Council map of Illinois Prescribed Fires Accomplished highlights our fire community on one interactive map. Below, the speckles … Continue reading

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