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CANCELLED Primitive Fire ― History in Action

6:30p to 7:15p
Fri, March 27, 2020
Jared Shamburger
(936) 687-2394

Where there’s smoke there’s fire? If only that were true…

***This event has been cancelled at the recommendation of TPWD senior staff in order to mitigate the risk of gathering in groups at this time.***

Come see the tried and true methods of starting a fire, backed by thousands of years of success! Learn how fire’s importance to us and our landscape has never changed.

- Learn what natural tinder can be found here in the Pineywoods and how to build a successful nest. From friction fire, to pistons, to flint and steel ― see history in action.

- Put your instincts and ancient science skills to the test and see if you can build a successful nest to put up in smoke!

Meet: At the Amphitheater near the Playground, park at the Day-Use area.

Duration: Ranger Talk + Demonstration usually takes ~45 minutes.

What to Bring: Water, appropriate clothing and footwear for the outdoors, and be ready to give thanks to the common lighter.

***Attendance to this event is open to the public and free AFTER regular day use or camping fees. ***