From The Forest

Fire in the South with Kurt Kottemann

November 11, 2021

On this week's show we'll discuss fire management down south with someone who makes their living, burning the woods. Kurt Kottemann is a Prescribed Fire Manager in Louisiana & Mississippi. We'll talk about the importance of fire throughout history, and why people burn today.

Kurt has his B.S. in Forestry from Louisiana State University. He is a Licensed Arborist and a Louisiana & Mississippi Prescribed Fire Manager. He is a "Practitioner of Common Sense" as well.

Kurt was a Fire Specialist with The Nature Conservancy where he restored longleaf pine in Louisiana & Mississippi. He was the Operations Foreman for a commercial tree care company. He was the Assistant District Forester with a Timber Company too. Today, he is the Owner of Kottemann Tree & Timber Services.

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