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Prescribed Burning Smoke Management Workshops :: Emporia
March 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Air quality specialist from K-State will provide two Prescribed Burning Smoke Management Workshops in Emporia on March 21st and in Manhattan on April 3rd, respectively.
The Emporia workshop Date: Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: The Bowyer Community Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds, 2700 West US Hwy 50, Emporia, KS
The Manhattan workshop Date: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Kansas Farm Bureau, 2627 KFB Plaza, Manhattan, KS, 66503
The objectives of the workshops are to introduce people to smoke related air quality issues, update regulation trends, and provide science-based information that help people understanding and implementing smoke management plans.
Dr. Zifei Liu from K-State’s Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering has been conducting research on smoke impact of rangeland burning since 2014, and has been providing annual smoke management workshops in K-State campus since 2015. The focus of this year’s workshop will be developing strategies for smoke management under new US ozone and PM standards. Dr. Liu will provide an updated analysis on relationship between fire activities and daily ozone and PM concentrations.
The content of the two workshops will be similar, and you may choose to attend one based on your schedule.
To enroll for this free workshop or for more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and contact information, and which workshop(Emporia or Manhattan) you plan to attend.