Our Mission

The mission of the Michigan Prescribed Fire Council is to protect, conserve and expand the safe use of prescribed fire on the Michigan landscape. The Council is here to answer any and all questions you might have about fire - when to use it, how to use it, and why. If you’re interested in burning, or have any questions at all, please leave us a message.


  • Promoting the safe and responsible use of prescribed fire

  • Promoting public understanding of the benefits of prescribed fire

  • Promoting the development and utilization of prescribed fire practices to achieve desired environmental and ecological resource management goals

  • Disseminating technical information on prescribed fire and its application

  • Anticipating prescribed fire issues and concerns and suggesting courses of action

  • Providing a framework for communications regarding prescribed fire objectives, techniques and issues