Membership in the Michigan Prescribed Fire Council is open to any individual, organization, or agency interested in utilizing or promoting prescribed fire as a management tool in Michigan. Members are encouraged to attend annual workshops and other training opportunities organized by the Steering Committee. Members are also invited to participate in the Education/Outreach Committee, Legal/Legislative Committee, or the Training/Certification Committee. Besides individual members, the Fire Council is a coalition of private sector and governmental agencies including representatives from the following:

  • US Department of Agriculture – Forest Service
  • US Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment – Divisions of Wildlife, Fire Management and Parks and Recreation
  • Michigan Association of Conservation Districts
  • Michigan United Conservation Clubs
  • Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Michigan Department of Transportation, Environmental Section
  • Michigan Sharp-tailed Grouse Association
  • Michigan State Firemen’s Association
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan United Conservation Clubs
  • Kalamazoo Nature Center
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Tribal Governments
  • Michigan State University Extension
  • Grand Valley State University
  • City of Ann Arbor