SIPBA was designed to overcome the barriers preventing landowners from using prescribed fire, including liability concerns, lack of training and equipment, limited resources and the absence of a crew. 

Next Spring

Landscape-wide results

Announcements - regularly updated

​​The next meeting of the SIPBA Board of directors is scheduled for Monday, September 16th at the Harrisburg Ponderosa restaurant at 11am.

Registration is now open for the Southern Illinois Conservation Workshop! September 21 at Shawnee Community College. Register at

A small investment


Landowners in southern Illinois now have the labor, equipment and expertise to conduct prescribed burns in a safe and effective manner, restoring thousands of acres of native vegetation and wildlife habitat each year.

 We are FRST Partners


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