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With this series of interviews, students can learn more about careers they can pursue in the Environmental field. Teachers can use these interviews to meet the needs of Strand A2 of the Ontario Science Curriculum.

Prescribed Burn Boss - Jason Sickel

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In this video, learn all about Jason Sickel’s career as a Prescribed Burn Boss / Prescribed Burn Consultant with Lands and Forests Consulting. A prescribed fire is an intentional blaze created to manage and restore forest and prairie ecosystems. This ignited fire is planned and managed by a certified “Burn Boss” who is responsible for ensuring that the burn will be done in a controlled way and that the fire is extinguished once the prescribed burn is completed.