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Two Basic Firefighter Classes Offered Next Month, Hosted by the La Jolla Band

Learn more and apply for Basic Firefighter Classes, hosted by the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians on January 22nd - 26th and January 29th - February 1st. Held in close partnership with the Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre and our Stewardship Pathways Program, this week-long training covers NWCG courses L-180, S-110, S-130, and S-190.


Title and dates of training appear on top of a graphic, above the words "Apply today!" and next to an image of two trainees in a chaparral landscape. Background is a burnt orange color, with faint fire and plant patterns.

Basic Firefighter Classes: La Jolla


When

Two course offerings!

Monday January 22 - Friday January 26, 2024

Monday January 29 - Thursday February 1, 2024


Where

La Jolla Reservation (located in the gym)

22000 Hwy. 76 Pauma, CA 92061


About

This week-long training covers NWCG course L-180 (Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service), S-110 (Basic Wildland Fire Orientation), S-130 (Firefighter Training), and S-190 (Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior). Exercises support participants with no experience in wildland fire and who hope to qualify as firefighters and incident and support personnel.


In association with the Climate Science Alliance Stewardship Pathways program, this training will highlight cultural and traditional knowledges and perspectives in support of land stewardship through the use of fire.


This training is hosted by the Cahuilla Band of Indians in close partnership with the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre, and the Stewardship Pathways Program, led by the Climate Science Alliance and its Tribal Working Group.


Who should apply?

Individuals from Indigenous and Tribal communities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Participants must complete two courses prior to the training.


I'm interested! How do I apply?

Nominations are due January 15, 2024. Please send an email to martie.hale@lajolla-nsn.gov with a list of nominees. Include name, phone number, and email. If you have more than one nomination, please rank due to a max of 20 slots.


Download the flyer by clicking on the flyer image below.

Training flyer with text included in this blog post

 

Thank you to the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians for hosting the location of this training, and to the Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre and all participating partners for making this training possible.

 

Presented by the Climate Science Alliance Tribal Working Group, the Stewardship Pathways Program invites people from across Southern California who are interested in creating or expanding a career focused on advancing Indigenous climate stewardship. Learn more about Stewardship Pathways at: www.climatesciencealliance.org/stewardship-pathways

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