Announcing the 2023 Fall Wildland Fire Academy! This academy is sponsored by the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission and will be held from October 23-27, 2023 in South Portland, ME.

Course Information

The following courses will be offered:

  • S-330, Task Force / Strike Team Leader
  • S-339, Division / Group Supervisor
  • S-354, NWCG Facilities Unit Leader
  • S-355, Ground Support Unit Leader
  • L-965, NIMS ICS All-Hazards Resource Unit Leader

Please see the announcement document below for full course descriptions, prerequisites, and target group information.

Dates and Location

The Fall Wildland Fire Academy will be held from October 23-27, 2023 at:

Merry Manor Inn - Best Western
700 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106


A block of rooms is reserved at the Merry Manor Inn (207-774-6151) at a NFFPC rate of $95.00 (USD) for a single or double room. Candidates are to make their own arrangements for rooms.

Detailed information about making reservations can be found in the announcement document below.

Please state that you are with the Northeast Compact group. Students need to make their own room reservations by October 13, 2023.

Nomination Process and Registration

Students must submit the NE Compact Nomination and NE Compact Financial Forms found below to:

Eric Earle
1 Mountainview Road
Massey Drive, NL A2H 7A7
Email (preferred):
Fax: 603-273-8477

The deadline for submitting nomination forms is October 6th, 2023.