The NY Wildfire Academy's goal is to provide for a safe learning environment for Wildland Firefighters and Incident Managers and to foster greater networking opportunities and partnerships between participants from federal, state, and local agencies. Students wishing to register for the 2014 Academy on-line should visit the Academy's on-line registration page.
The NY Wildfire Academy event will held at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). BNL is located on William Floyd Parkway, County Road 46, 1 1/2 miles north of Exit 68 of the Long Island Expressway (495). Directions on how to get to Brookhaven from airports, ferries and interstate highways are listed below.
All students should check-in at the Main Lecture Hall in Berkner Hall (Bldg. 488), located on Brookhaven Avenue.
Please note, it is your responsibility to reserve your own accommodations. Limited on-site housing is available which will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Transportation from area hotels is not provided by BNL. There is no public transportation to BNL. Students are strongly advised to make car rental arrangements prior to arrival.
Click on the "Workshop Information" tab above to find accommodation information.
October 24 - November 2, 2014
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Upton, NY 11973 USA
624 Old Riverhead Road
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978