Section 9-13-272


As used in this article, the following words shall have the following meanings:

(1) CERTIFIED PRESCRIBED BURN MANAGER. An individual who successfully completes a certification program approved by the Alabama Forestry Commission.

(2) PRESCRIBED BURNING. The controlled application of fire to naturally occurring vegetative fuels for ecological, silvicultural, agricultural and wildlife management purposes under specified environmental conditions and the following of appropriate precautionary measures which cause the fire to be confined to a predetermined area and accomplishes the planned land management objectives.

(3) PRESCRIPTION. A written plan for starting and controlling a prescribed burn to accomplish the ecological, silvicultural, and wildlife management objectives.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-609, p. 1304, §3.)