Chama TREX

Chama, New Mexico and Pagosa Springs, Colorado

In May 2017, the Chama Peak Land AllianceThe Nature Conservancy, the San Juan National Forest and other local, national and international partners hosted the region’s first Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX).

The Module filled roles in the Incident Management Team, led the Fire Effects Module, worked as a Burn Boss Type 2 trainee, and provided Type 5 Wildland Engine Crew support.

Fire management experience and on-the-job training was provided for an eclectic group of private land managers and more than 20 people from local, state and federal agencies.  A total of 160 acres of fire was implemented throughout northwest New Mexico and southwest Colorado.