The Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks’ Public Lands Division is partnering with the Kansas Forest Service and Hutchinson Community College Fire Science Program to conduct a wildland fire training and hazardous fuels mitigation project from April 1-7, 2023. For the second year in a row, the hands-on workshop will take place at KDWP’s Historic Lake Scott State Park and Scott Wildlife Area in western Kansas. During the week-long training, Public Lands staff expect to host approximately 90-100 firefighters and multiple fire engines.